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Travis County Economic Development & Strategic Investments

Business Dashboard

Thanks for checking out the Businesses Dashboard! The data for this page is under construction. A team is working hard to identify the right data to help tell the story of the impact to our businesses and their recovery needs. Until then, check out the resources available for business needs and come back regularly. Resources are updated as more programs become available.

We are busy pulling data together! We hope to bring this page to you by the end of the summer. Suggestions for data or information, email the Economic Recovery Team.

Current Business Resources

Category Resource Description PhoneNumber
Businesses Paycheck Protection Program Please note this program is currently out of funding. We will remove this note when funding is available again. This loan program provides loan forgiveness for retaining employees by temporarily expanding the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.
Businesses EIDL Loan Advance Program This program is currently out of funding. We will update this note when funding is available. This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.
Businesses SBA Express Bridge Loans Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.
Businesses SBA Debt Relief The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program Helpful informaton to help navigate the SBA programs. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest, long-term disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters to repair or replace uninsured/underinsured disaster-damaged property. SBA disaster loans offer an affordable way for individuals and businesses to recover from declared disasters.
Businesses Texas Workforce Commission Texas Workforce Commission: Q&A for employers.
Businesses Austin Chamber of Commerce Federal, state, and local governments have all issued guidance on which types of businesses are allowed to stay open at this time.
Businesses Austin Chamber of Commerce The City of Austin and Travis County have extended "Stay Home - Work Safe" orders until May 8 and have mandated individuals over the age of 10 wear fabric face coverings when conducting essential work or activities.
Businesses City of Austin Information for Businesses and Industries: Stay Home – Work Safe Order
Businesses State of Texas Office of the Governor Texas Economic Development Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Businesses Workforce Solutions Captial Area Webinar Workforce Solutions Capital Area hosted with TWC Commissioner Demerson, the commissioner representing employers. He and some of his employment law attorneys answered employer questions.
Businesses Workforce Solutions Captial Area Resources for employers affected by COVID-19
Businesses City of Hutto City of Hutto Economic Development
Businesses Austin Economic Injury Bridge Loan Program Application Open: April 22, 2020 - May 8, 2020 The Austin Economic Injury Bridge Loan Program provides loans up to $35,000 for daily needs like rent, payroll, and debt. Eligible local businesses must be able to demonstrate an economic loss associated with the COVID-19 global pandemic. The loan is intended to “bridge the gap” between the time a major catastrophe hits and when a business secures recovery resources. The Austin Economic Injury Bridge Loan Program terms require payment of loan dollars up to 12 months at 3.75%.
Businesses Pflugerville Pfund - A Small Business Emergency Grant Program The Pflugerville Pfund was established to help small businesses in Pflugerville that have been impacted by COVID-19. In response to the adverse economic impacts of this pandemic, the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce partnered with the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation, Pflugerville Economic Development Foundation, Recurrent Energy and Montoya & Monzingo, LLP Certified Public Accountants to develop the Pflugerville Pfund, a small business emergency grant fund. The Pflugerville Pfund provides grants up to $5,000 for businesses that have been significantly impacted by this pandemic.
Businesses U.S. Small Business Administration Local Assistance. The SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses.
Businesses U.S. Small Business Administration SBA Debt Relief. The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses Texas Workforce Commsission Skills Development Fund The Texas Workforce Commission's Skills Development Fund (SDF) can help you adapt to this new working environment. SDF is launching a new upskilling training initiative to assist businesses across Texas during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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700 Lavaca, Suite #1560
Austin, Texas 78701

(M-F 8a-5p)
Phone:  512-854-9106
Fax:  512-854-4210

Diana Ramirez
Economic Development
& Strategic Investments

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