Financial Funding Assistance

Whether you’re just getting started or looking to expand operations, the Big Country provides several financial options for growth. 

Central Texas Angel Network

CTAN members not only invest, they also mentor entrepreneurs and connect them to business resources, providing critical support to the success of early-stage business and the Texas economy.
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U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides counseling, capital and contracting expertise. It offers loans and training to help small businesses to grow and optimize opportunity.
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LiftFund provides credit and services to small business and entrepreneurs who do not have access to loans from commercial sources. LiftFund is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).
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PeopleFund provides small business loans as well as business assistance and education to people with otherwise limited access to such resources.
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Development Corporation of Abilene

The DCOA can provide financial assistance to qualifying Type A businesses.
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Skills for Small Business Grant

Small businesses can apply to the Texas Workforce Commission for training and employee workforce development assistance.
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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

USDA’s business programs provide financial backing and technical assistance to stimulate rural business creation and growth.
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