Locally owned businesses in the IBIZ Districts create the culture and vibe that makes Austin Austin. Each District is special in its own way, with a common thread of renowned dining, shopping, services, music and nightlife scenes. Created by the non-profit Austin Independent Business Alliance in 2004, the nationally recognized, award-winning IBIZ Districts program supports and promotes neighborhood business districts throughout Austin where 75% of the businesses are locally owned. Whether
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.