Facade 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. Under the Façade Grant Program, business and property owners may be eligible for matching grants up to $15,000 for exterior painting, new awnings and signs, and refurbishment of architectural features.

The Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Façade Grant Program will be open for application starting August 1, 2023.

To learn more about the program, including grant amounts, eligibility, and evaluation criteria, please download the program guidelines below.

The application deadlines for the FY 2023-24 program are:

  • Thursday, October 19, 2023
  • Thursday, February 15, 2024
  • Thursday, April 18, 2024 

For a detailed overview of the Façade Grant program and application process, please view the 30-minute Façade Grant Program webinar below.

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

Prior to formally submitting an application, an applicant should review the (PDF, 369KB)program guidelines(PDF, 145KB) and meet with a member of the Economic Development Division staff to discuss their project. 

Please contact city staff at 510-747-6897 or facadegrant@alamedaca.gov to schedule a meeting, or with any other questions about the program.