1. Online Application
Applicants must register for an account and complete the application on this site.
Paper applications will not be accepted. Applications can be completed online at local public libraries.
If the Application is complete, the Applicant will receive an email saying that the application is complete and has been sent to the Loan/Grant Committee for review.
An Application must receive a minimum score of 60 out of 100 points on the Equity Assessment Score Card found here.
Send an email to the Applicant and to the City of Oakland stating that the application has been approved. Meet with the Applicant to review and sign the closing documents. Send signed documents to City of Oakland for signature and payment processing.
The Applicant can then pick up their check and a copy of the fully executed Agreement at the Special Activity Permits Office and sign for payment.