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We're seeking a new Executive Director. View the Summary Job Description.

For Members:

3rd Annual Whiskey Stroll

The next Whiskey Stroll takes place Friday, March 6, 2020. Sign up as a pouring location, a small bites provider, or a pre/post stop. Space is limited to 12 pouring locations.

Facade Grant Application

The City is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Façade Grant Program. Funds for Exterior Painting are being reimbursed at the 80/20 level for the remainder of this round!

Small Grants Program

Applications are now being accepted for the City's Public Art Small Grants Pilot Program. This new funding provides grants for art installations and for community events.

About the Downtown Alameda Business Association

Mission & Purpose

The Downtown Alameda Business Association serves as a support network for the businesses located in Alameda's Park Street Business District. The Downtown Association's goal is to develop an economically prosperous business district through a united effort of its members.

Board & Committees

Economic & Government Relations Committee - Assists the City in bringing new businesses to the District, retaining current businesses, and addresses community and governmental concerns that might affect our members.
Meets first Tuesdays, 8:30am.

Membership Committee - Greets new members, plans networking events like our monthly mixers, oversees annual awards event, ensures members are informed of news and happenings.
Meets second Mondays, Noon.

Clean, Green, and Safe Committee - Collaborates with city, community organizations, and vendors to keep the district Clean, Green, and Safe including, pedestrian and bicycle programs, street and landscape beautification, and public safety improvements.
Meets second Tuesdays, 8:30am.

Promotions & Events Committee - Reviews promotional opportunities, plans and implements public fundraising events, recruits volunteers, and assists in developing sponsorships for district events.
Meets third Mondays, 4:00pm.

Board of Directors - Provides oversight and governance of the association, determines the annual budget, and represents the membership on issues that affect the District. Board members are elected by the membership.
Meets last Wednesdays, 8:00am. Board Packets

View the FY2019/2020 Work Plan

View the 2019 Annual Meeting Slideshow (presented Oct. 16, 2019)

Things To Know

The Downtown Alameda Business Association's staff are available to answer any questions you may have about our Downtown community -- send us an email, call, or schedule a meeting. In the meantime, our Member Portal is full of information you will find to be beneficial.

Monthly Mixers

Downtown business mixers provide an opportunity for our members to network and receive district updates.

Bring your business card for a chance to win a door prize!

Next Downtown Mixer:

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  • Wednesday, February 19
  • 5:30-7:00pm
  • PEDAL Cycling Alameda,
    1525 Park Street

Mark your calendar... Downtown Mixers are usually held the third Wednesday of the month.


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January 2020

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November 2019

October 2019


2019 Archives

2018 Archives

2017 Archives


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