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 for exterior painting (including murals), new awnings and signs, and refurbishment of architectural features.




Program Information

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.

How to Apply

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

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 Kelli Chinn at 510-747-6893 or kchinn@alamedaca.gov to schedule a meeting, or with any other questions about the program.


Special Promotion: Awnings

For the 2018-29 program only, awnings will be reimbursed at 80% of the cost of the work, up to $5,000.  Please click here to download more information on this special program.  All other program guidelines apply.  Please see above for information on how to apply.


Additional Information