Grants.gov is a simple, unified “storefront” for all customers of Federal grants to electronically find, apply for, and manage grants.
Development program for minority-owned businesses.
Program that provides federal contracting opportunities for qualified small businesses located in distressed areas.
Extensive federal government information pertaining to businesses; contact information for government agencies.
Information about activities of federal programs and how they affect you.
Useful financial ratios, business statistics & benchmarks; effective and understandable online analysis of businesses & industries.
Fully dynamic Labor Market Information delivery system in Texas backed up by the combined experience of 80 economists.
Searchable database of wages in Amarillo MSA.
Web site offers a searchable industry database where you can find public information about a company or product that you compete with or want to do business with. For some products, you will be able to see computer aided drawings.
Legal Information and Forms
Online resource guide designed to provide legal and regulatory information to America’s small businesses.
As a service to the public, they offer more than 2,000 FREE legal forms, and answers to common legal and financial questions.
Over 25,000 legal documents and forms including wills, name change, real estate and more; limited free access and pay-for-use.
National, regional, and local population and income statistics
Useful Web Sites
A good site with interactive workshops which provide some basic instruction on planning, marketing, legal structures, and calculators to make financials decisions such as “lease vs. buy”.
Provides a wealth of articles and resources covering every aspect of business ownership.
This site is the American Express Small Business Network, where you can find articles, quizzes, interactive tools, and workshops about planning, and growing your business.
Articles and planning advice for small business owners.
TCRE is a non-profit organization that was created to facilitate the delivery of educational and technical support to rural entrepreneurs and organizations supporting entrepreneurs.
Business Plan Help
Contains a large collection of free sample business plans; includes practical advice on planning and interactive tools.
Offers an interactive tool that walks you through your business plan step by step; free registration is required.
Business Legal Structure
Site is an online information center for Hispanic Business Magazine. Many aspects of Hispanic business are covered in free and paid reports.
This organization advocates, promotes and facilitates Hispanic businesses.
USHCC monitors legislation, policies and programs that affect the Hispanic business community.
It also provides technical assistance to Hispanic business associations and entrepreneurs.
This is the Spanish language version of the Small Business Administration’s web site.
Women Owned Business
This agency provides training and technical assistance to promote the growth of women-owned businesses. OWBC programs address access to credit and capital, federal contracts, and international trade opportunities.