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For over 30 years East Bay EDA has convened diverse networks of business, government, and community leaders who embrace the extraordinary value of our region as an unrivaled place to live, work, and do business.


The East Bay is home to one of the world’s most dynamic economies and fastest growing regions in the U.S. We are the most populous and geographically diverse region of the San Francisco Bay Area.
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East Bay EDA Celebrates Black History Month

East Bay EDA Celebrates Black History Month

As Black History Month draws to a close, East Bay EDA would like to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of Black Americans throughout our nation’s history not just in February, but year-round. We take pride in the legacy of Black activism and civil rights that...

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Standing With Our Asian Communities

Standing With Our Asian Communities

A shadow hangs over Lunar New Year after a chain of violent attacks towards Asian communities coast-to-coast, including incidents in Oakland, San Leandro, San Francisco and San Jose. Since the start of the pandemic, there has been an escalation in xenophobia...

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East Bay EDA Assists CA Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19

East Bay EDA Assists CA Manufacturers Impacted by COVID-19

Oakland, California – East Bay Economic Development Alliance (East Bay EDA) is pleased to announce a partnership with CMTC’s California’s Manufacturing Network to provide direct support to manufacturers negatively impacted by COVID-19. “We recognize the critical...

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Less than two weeks for your #business or #nonprofit in #AlamedaCounty to apply for #funding. StopWaste is now accepting #grant applications for #innovative #wasteprevention ideas. Up to $475K in total funding! Deadline to apply is March 15. http://StopWaste.org/Grants @stopwasteorg

🚨 New Funding Rounds Announced for the CA Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant 🚨

Following the first two rounds, dates for these new rounds are:

3️⃣ March 5 -March 11
4️⃣ March 16 -March 23
5️⃣ March 25 -March 31
6️⃣ Dates coming soon

DETAILS ➡️ https://bit.ly/3qeb0Kr

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East Bay EDA hosts signature events that are members-only as well as open to the public. Please visit our Events page for information and materials from past events.


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Oakland, CA 94612

+1 (510) 272-6746