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Donate to KOB through East Bay Gives, Thursday, May 4

For 24 hours on Thursday, May 4, 2017 you can make a big difference for Oakland by donating to Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) through East Bay Gives. Contributions will support KOB’s small grant program, which provides $500-$800 grants to citizens and community groups to clean and beautify their own small section of Oakland. Projects have […]

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Daffodils are Blooming at Fruitvale Bridge Park

Thanks to a grant from Keep Oakland Beautiful, daffodils are blooming at The Fruitvale Bridge Park.                   

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2016 Small Grant Application Now Open

The 2016 Small Grants Application is now available!  Here it is: KOB-Small-Grant-Application-2016 Note that you must be an Oakland Adopt a Spot program member to participate.  If you are not yet a member, here is the application: Adopt a Spot Application FILLABLE 2016 Good luck!

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Beautifying Public Trash Containers.

Please click on the photos to enlarge and clarify them. Oakland has been enhancing the look of its public trash containers for some time now. The most recent example, installed last week, is a tile mosaic on a trash container located on Broadway, between 7th and 8th Sts. This mosaic depicts a pair of Snowy Egrets, […]

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Grant Opportunity for Graffiti Clean Up

Hey Oakland! Would you like some free paint to clean up graffiti or beautify your neighborhood?    Keep Oakland Beautiful has an opportunity to apply for a grant to receive paint from a national paint supply chain. We’d like to partner with Oakland-based individuals and/or groups on community improvement projects where the paint can be […]

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