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Local Business + Employee Resources


With COVID-19 social distancing measures and stay-home orders in place, Mainstreet businesses and the food industry are struggling.

Local Business +
Employee Resources

  • The mission of the Economic Development Department is to foster economic growth through collaboration and innovation for the continued prosperity of our community.
  • Webinars & Online Resources >
  • OHP’s Legacy Business program is a component of the Living Heritage Initiative. Businesses eligible for this program have been around for 20 years or more and contribute to the history, culture, and authentic identity of San Antonio. 
  • Legacy Business Toolkit 
  • A partnership between the City of San Antonio and LiftFund, Launch SA provides entrepreneurs at all stages direction, education, mentorship, and community through our network of support.
  • Small Business Survey >

COVID-19 Business Recovery Accelerator (COBRA)

  • No-cost counseling in finance, human resources, operations, marketing, and planning, and will also be focused on helping businesses pursue emergency funding and business loans. 
  • To learn more and enroll with the accelerator, business owners can call 210-458-2272 or send an email to businessrecovery@utsa.edu.
  • Small Business Week webinar series

Free meals for hospitality workers from Chef Jason Dady + Culinaria.

Buy a gift card now to use when restaurants are back in service.

Wellness, recovery + mental health of the food + beverage industry.

Resources, guidance + growth for the local restaurant industry.

Neighborhoods + Our local Economy

The mission of the Westside Development Corporation (WDC) is to foster economic development, promote the development and redevelopment of real estate within its target area, create viable urban communities, and preserve the character, culture and history of the Westside.

Learn more >

SAGE champions investments that improves the quality of life for individuals, families, neighborhoods and businesses on San Antonio’s Eastside. 

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Free training, tools, and resources to help you grow your skills, career, or business. 

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Round 2

May 16th – 31st

Support Local Business

Play Small Biz Bingo

  1. Download your BINGO cards
  2. Support FIVE participating businesses in a row
  3. Post completed card on Facebook and submit receipts via email
  4. You’ll be entered for a chance to WIN a $25 gift card to one of the participating businesses!

Each Bingo round runs for two weeks, where five lucky winners will be selected at random and announced on the Facebook page. After every drawing, a new round of Bingo cards with new businesses will be provided and the game starts all over again.

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  • SupportLocal

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More COVID-19 Resources

We have more information about COVID-19, and resources available for residents and businesses.