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Tools & Advice

Resources for Small Businesses


Just getting started with your business? University Federal Credit Union partners with organizations across Texas to offer you the advice, education, and loan assistance you need to make your vision a reality.

Capital CDC (Certified Development Company)

Apply for a variety of small business loans, including long-term, real property SBA 504 loans, SBA 7a loan programs for underserved communities, and the 108 Loan Program in partnership with the City of Austin.

Visit Capital CDC

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

Accion Texas Inc.

Get affordable credit for your community business - including small businesses, microenterprises, nonprofit organizations, commercial real estate, and affordable housing.

Visit Accion Texas Inc.