façade Grant Program

Business property owners can receive financial help

Local business and property owners can take advantage of a City of Alameda economic development program to spruce up their storefronts and improve the appearance of the city’s retail districts. 

Under the Façade Grant Program, business and property owners may be eligible for matching grants for exterior painting, new awnings and signs, and other façade improvements. Grant amounts range from $500 to $15,000, depending on the type of work proposed. 

The city of Alameda is bringing back a popular economic development program to help local business or property owners spruce up their storefronts and improve the appearance of the city’s retail districts. Under the Façade Grant Program, business and property owners may be eligible for matching grants from $5,000 to $12,500 for exterior painting, new awnings and signs and refurbishing architectural features.