Funding Your Business

Since its inception in 1995, BiGAUSTIN has been committed to meeting the unique financial needs of new and existing entrepreneurs. As a locally established, non-profit micro-lender, BiGAUSTIN provides its loan applicants with a streamlined loan application process and a quicker loan decision.

Loan Amount:

Start-up Business(at least 3 months of operation): up to $15,000

Existing Business(at least 1 year of operation): up to $50,000

Terms: Up to 5 years depending on use

Fees: Affordable fees

Loan Uses: Operating expenses, accounts receivable, lease hold improvements, supplies, inventory, equipment, furniture, and fixtures Want more details?


The first step in applying for a loan at BiGAUSTIN is to submit a pre-qualification application. This short application allows us to run a credit report, get an approximate view of the current financial situation, and go over a few eligibility questions. In short, the pre-qualification application allows us to insure that there are no “show-stoppers” before you spend your valuable time on the complete application. You can apply online or download a pre-qualification form for paper submission. Once you have submitted a complete application, we will do our best to get back with you within 3-5 business days.

A Note on Geography

Only businesses located in the following Central Texas counties are eligible for the BiGAUSTIN loan program: ppt for stacy




  • Bastrop
  • Bell
  • Blanco
  • Burnet
  • Gillespie
  • Hays
  • Lampasas
  • Lee
  • Llano
  • Mason
  • McCulloch
  • Milam
  • San Saba
  • Travis
  • Williamson

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