Economic Development News From the East Bay | July 27, 2022
Celebrating East Bay Innovation
Join East Bay EDA at the Fox Theater next week for the 2022 East Bay Innovation Awards! After a 3+ year break since this event was held in-person, we invite you to come celebrate our Legacy Awardee, Cal State East Bay and see who will be among this year’s group of awardees in our 10 categories! Although sponsorships and tables are sold out, you can still get an individual ticket!
CA Clean Air Day Microgrants 
Want to take action to help support having cleaner air for everyone? Apply for a California Clean Air Day 2022 Microgrant! There are four separate grant categories for organizations to apply to receive up to $1,000 for activities and projects ranging from bike rides to public transit campaigns to youth art contests. Applications are due by August 10, 2022 - apply today!
Take the Bay Ferry 2050 Poll
What do you want the future of Bay Area water transit to look like? The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) is currently developing a shared vision of the San Francisco Bay Area ferry system in 2050. Explore the Bay Ferry 2050 website to take a quick priorities poll, subscribe, and help WETA re-imagine the future of water transportation.
Alameda County FCC Grants
The County of Alameda recently announced the investment of $4 million to the local Early Care and Education system for existing infrastructure needs and capacity building of the field. One-time grants will be awarded to eligible licensed Family Child Care (FCC) and Center-based programs in Alameda County. Visit the website to learn about grant eligibility, award levels, and apply!