Economic Development News From the East Bay | August 31, 2022

Microbusiness Grant Extended

The application deadline has been extended for the Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant administered by the Chabot - Las Positas Community College District. Grants of $2,500 are available for Alameda County and Contra Costa County businesses that were were impacted by public health restrictions. Visit the site to explore eligibility and apply by 10/19!

AD 20 Candidate Forum Webinar

Join on September 13 to learn about the vision and priorities of Shawn Kumagai and Liz Ortega as they run to represent Assembly District 20, which includes Dublin, San Leandro, Hayward, Union City, and Castro Valley. The forum is hosted in partnership by the East Bay Leadership Council, East Bay EDA, Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group, and the Bay Area Council. Register today!

Alameda County Resource Fair

Alameda County and Supervisor Keith Carson's Office are hosting a Resource Fair on September 17 at Laney College in Oakland to connect system-impacted and previously incarcerated people with employers, CTE/Vocational training, educational opportunities, and resources to help increase their success in the employment market. Register your business as a resource.

Join Us For State of the Tri-Valley

Join San Francisco Business Times and Innovation Tri-Valley for State of the Tri-Valley on September 27. The Tri-Valley is experiencing significant growth in tech companies and is poised to benefit from its rich innovation ecosystem, talented workforce, and exceptional quality of life. Learn about the 2040 vision, and key economic drivers that will shape Tri-Valley’s bright future.

Take the 2022 Clean Air Pledge

The Clean Air Pledge allows individuals and organizations to commit to do our part to clear the air through actions big and small. Take the pledge and choose from three main categories (Switching Things Out, Planting Something, and Reducing Vehicle) to triple your impact! Visit to learn more and pledge as a business, organization, or individual. Take the pledge today!

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