Resources for Small Businesses

Just getting started with your business? We partner with organizations across Texas to offer you the advice, education, and loan assistance you need to make your vision a reality.

Texas State Small Business Development Center

Access market data and receive personal guidance for writing your new business plan — all for free. The Texas SBDC assists small businesses and start-ups with taking the first step and building a solid foundation for success.

Visit the SBDC


Get education and access to credit for small businesses, start-ups, and nonprofits. PeopleFund is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).

Visit PeopleFund

Business Community Lenders (BCL)

Find help with small business concerns and micro-loans from an organization dedicated to supporting diversity and stability in the local economy, through business growth and the development of affordable housing.

Visit BCL of Texas


EGBI provides training, coaching, and support to aspiring and existing business owners who face barriers to growing a successful business.

Visit EGBI