City opens Austin Legacy Business Relief grant
Feb 16, 2021
Opening February 16, 2021, the Austin Legacy Business Relief Grant is a $5 million fund offering COVID-19 financial assistance to local businesses that have called Austin home for at least 20 years. Eligible applicants could receive $20,000 in emergency funding, with the opportunity to receive enhanced funding up to $140,000 to cover operating expenses.
The latest City of Austin COVID-19 orders and ordinances
Nov 19, 2020
Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday and due to an increase in confirmed cases and hospitalizations, interim Austin-Travis County Health Authority Dr. Mark Escott announced that Austin is now under stage 4 coronavirus guidelines.
What you need to know about reopening the state of Texas
Sep 17, 2020
Stay informed regrading Texas policies and the spread of COVID-19 here.
City of Austin reopens Austin Music Disaster Relief Fund & announces Creative Worker Relief Grant
Aug 12, 2020
The City of Austin Economic Development Department is reopening the Austin Music Disaster Relief Fund on August 10, 2020 to reach additional local musicians facing hardships due to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Austin Food, Beverage, & Retail Guide: COVID-19 Updates
Aug 3, 2020
When the going gets tough, Austinites come together to support each other. Restaurants, bars, and retail make up a lot of our city's economy and workforce.
Austin Job opportunities: COVID-19
Jul 31, 2020
Chamber members are hiring, and the Chamber is committed to being a resource for the community to help keep Austin working.
COVID-19: Healthcare & Testing Resources
Jun 23, 2020
Our members are providing healthcare resources and advice amid COVID-19.
Join the #ieatlocal Challenge
Apr 27, 2020
Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs and Bobby Jenkins, Owner of ABC Home & Commercial are the leading way in supporting local restaurants.
COVID-19: Resources from our members and partners
Apr 21, 2020
Amidst the uncertainty brought by COVID-19, the Austin Chamber wants to keep Austinites informed of resources for individuals and businesses.
Webinar recap: Employer and child care questions for Texas Workforce Commission
Apr 16, 2020
On Monday, April 6th, we were joined by representatives of the Texas Workforce Commission to answer your questions on the current on labor and unemployment laws.
How to make your own face covering
Apr 15, 2020
Austin and Travis County recently expanded their Stay Home-Stay Safe initiative to include a face covering order. Everyone over the age of 10 is required to wear face coverings in public.
Working remotely: best practices, tips, and hot takes from Austin's business leaders
Apr 14, 2020
For many, working remotely is the new normal. While our dogs may love it, this major change to how we organize our days presents new challenges. These business leaders offer their tips for keeping your sanity and staying productive.