Austin Revitalization Authority

nonprofit in Austin, Texas

Austin Revitalization Authority

nonprofit in Austin, Texas

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ARA’s mission is to engage in commercial, residential and cultural development that promotes community well-being, while respecting the people, institutions and history of East Austin and other underserved communities.

ARA’s vision is to maintain our commitment to and support of underserved communities creates neighborhoods that are more attractive with vibrant business corridors and distinct cultural assets.

The ARA’s business development efforts support the attraction, retention and expansion of new and existing businesses. These efforts also seek to improve the vitality of East Austin, including the creation and retention of jobs and encouraging increased commercial investment in the 11th and 12th Street areas.

ARA works closely with other service providers to ensure business owners have access to additional resources required to successfully run their business.