Funds still available to help get Buda businesses through coronavirus closures

Businesses have been able to apply for help through a grant program offered by the city of Buda and the Buda Economic Development Corp. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)
Businesses have been able to apply for help through a grant program offered by the city of Buda and the Buda Economic Development Corp. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

Businesses have been able to apply for help through a grant program offered by the city of Buda and the Buda Economic Development Corp. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

More than $300,000 in grants have gone to approximately 70 local businesses as part of the Still Budaful stimulus program, according to the city.

The local economic development program was formed by the city in April after the creation of a small business task force to research ways to help local businesses.


The city of Buda and the Buda Economic Development Corp. approved $380,000 in funding for the program, allowing businesses to apply for a stimulus grant, hotel occupancy tax payment deferral and forgiveness and Buda emergency co-marketing grant programs.

Applications are still being accepted for funding at www.stillbudaful.org.
By Joe Warner
Joe Warner is executive editor of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor for Central Texas and senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.


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