Façade Grant Program

The City of Alameda's Façade Grant Program provides business and property owners with matching grants to improve their storefronts and enhance the city’s retail districts. Applicants may be eligible for matching grants from $5,000 to $12,500 for exterior painting, new awnings and signs, and refurbishment of architectural features.



The Façade Grant Program is currently accepting applications. To learn more about the program, including grant amounts, eligibility, and evaluation criteria, please download the program guidelines below.

To submit an application, please download and submit the materials below.

Applications will be accepted on a "first come, first considered" basis. Prior to formally submitting an application, an applicant should meet with a member of the Economic Development Division staff to discuss their project. Please contact Amanda Gehrke at 510-747-6896 or agehrke@alamedaca.gov to schedule a meeting, or with any other questions about the program.


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