The program provides business and property owners with matching grants from $5,000 to $12,500 for exterior painting, new awnings and signs, and refurbishing architectural features.
To be eligible for a grant, the commercial property must be located in one of the following areas:
- Webster Street Business District
- Downtown Alameda Business District
- Historic Stations (Grand, Mastick, Bay, South High St., Chestnut, Morton, Versailles, Willow, Fifth Street, Caroline, High Street North or Stanton)
- Retail buildings near gateways into Alameda
City officials have scheduled an orientation meeting for April 27th at 8 p.m. at city hall; first round applications are due by close-of-business on June 15th.
Funding is available until it runs out.
For more information visit http://alamedaca.gov/business/facade-grant-program.