Economic Development News From the East Bay | September 14, 2022

Funding Opportunities with PG&E

There are just three weeks left to apply for two grant programs from PG&E with an emphasis on building community sustainability. The Better Together Nature Positive Innovation program will award five $100,000 grants toward building local climate resistance. The Resilience Hubs program will award grants at the $25,000 and $100,000 level toward community resilience projects. Apply today!

Return to Transit Poll for Employers

The Bay Area Council is keeping a pulse on changes in transit and return to work trends through its ongoing survey. East Bay employers are encouraged to participate and share work plans to assist transit agencies in planning for the future. All information collected is anonymous and the survey should take less than 5 minutes to finish. Complete the survey.

Women in Leadership Bay Area 

Join the University of California, Davis Graduate School of Management's Women in Leadership Bay Area (WiLBA) club on October 3 for a virtual discussion with women entrepreneurs. Hear from three business leaders about their journey of starting their own businesses and what advice they have for future entrepreneurs. Register for this conversation.

Join Innovative Tri-Valley Leaders

State of the Tri-Valley on September 27 will feature a forward-thinking panel of local leaders discussing the vision for Tri-Valley. Don't miss the keynote by James D. White, Former CEO of Jamba Juice and Author of "Anti-Racist Leadership." Hear from a panel of entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders who are pushing the Tri-Valley economy to new heights. Register today!

Apply for a Microbusiness Grant

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.

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