There are many options available to help your business financially during this pandemic.Work Safe, Austin
In addition to traditional U.S. Small Business Administration funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.
Paycheck Protection Program
This loan program provides loan forgiveness for retaining employees by temporarily expanding the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.Learn more
EIDL loan advance
This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.Learn more
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.Learn more
SBA debt relief
The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.Learn more
Since March 14, the Texas Workforce commission helped more than one million Texans file unemployment claims.
Unemployment benefits services
An individual may apply for benefits or check the status of their existing claim online at ui.texasworkforce.org.Learn more
Employer work refusal documentation
If you offered any of your employees a chance to return to work and they refused, TWC needs to know.Learn more
If you are self-employed, a contract worker or previously worked in a position that did not report wages, you may qualify for unemployment.Learn more
The City of Austin and Travis County is working with all levels of government to secure assistance for businesses recovering from financial hardships caused by the pandemic.
The website features up-to-date lists of resources for businesses and individuals; updates on local, state, and federal recovery policies; and economic indicators for the local economy.Learn more
This page includes job opportunities, housing rights, SBA Loan Assistance, social service supports, and more resources available to individuals and businesses in Travis County.Learn more