Leander approves 23 more COVID-19 local business grants May 7

Leander City Council approved 23 more grants to local businesses during the May 7 executive session. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Leander City Council approved 23 more grants to local businesses during the May 7 executive session. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Leander City Council approved 23 more grants to local businesses during the May 7 executive session. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

To aid businesses through the coronavirus pandemic, Leander City Council approved 23 more grants to local businesses on May 7.

Grant recipients ranged from salons to restaurants to fitness studios and more.

The program's approved businesses will receive either $2,500 or $5,000, depending on their number of full-time workers.

The first round of grants were approved April 21, and the third round of approvals will be made before May 31 with $68,000 remaining.

These are the businesses approved May 7 and the amount they will receive, according to the release:

  • ABA Spectrum Therapy: $5,000

  • Apple Springs Dental: $5,000

  • Bella Sera: $5,000

  • Bella's Beauty Salon: $2,500

  • Casa Costa Bake Shop: $5,000

  • Cornerstone Jin Jitsu Academy: $2,500

  • DePaw Dog Sports and Training: $5,000

  • Guaco Taco: $5,000

  • Kristi Lynn Design Co. LLC: $2,500

  • LaBella Nails and Spa: $2,500

  • Leander Counseling & Art Therapy: $2,500

  • Leander Fit Body Boot Camp: $2,500

  • Mouton's: $5,000

  • My Steel Magnolia: $2,500

  • Nails by Ray and Tammy: $2,500

  • Northwest Soccer Club: $2,500

  • Pendleton Orthodontics: $2,500

  • Salt & Wave Salon: $2,500

  • Sip n' Stain: $2,500

  • Texas Eye Care: $5,000

  • Trybe Yoga: $2,500

  • Urban Gypsy Salon: $2,500

  • Young Minds Montessori: $5,000


The program aids approved businesses with payments for payroll, leases, mortgages, utilities, and critical business equipment or supplies. All businesses needed to prove eligibility and to show how they were negatively affected by the coronavirus.


All recipients must sign an economic development agreement, which includes measures to audit and review grant-related expenses, according to the May 7 release.
By Taylor Girtman
After interning with Community Impact Newspaper in 2019, Taylor Girtman became a reporter for the Cedar Park and Leander edition in Feb. 2020. She covers Cedar Park and Leander city councils.


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