If your business is located and licensed in the City of Oakland, California consider applying for the Created in OaklandThree Program (CiO3). CiO3 is not-for-profit economic development program Sponsored by the City of Oakland and the Alliance for Community Development. Enrollment is limited to twenty businesses and the places are going quickly. Businesses from all business districts in Oakland are encouraged to apply. The program is distinguished by the diversity, originality and motivation of the owners and their business lines.
Email today to arrange and interview with the Program Administrator. Interviews are required before applications are accepted. Download the Call for Participation and Application today! Applications for CiO3 are due on October 1, 2010. The program starts on October 19, 2010 and is completed in June of 2011. Participants are required to attend all workshops and advising sessions.
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Created in Oakland is a
not-for-profit program sponsored by the City of Oakland
and the Alliance for Community Development to
accelerate the growth of small firms in Oakland. The program is nine months long starting in
October, 2010. Participants attend
monthly half-day workshops and received individual advising with small business
consultants. Market value of the program
is $4,500. Participants pay a low scaled
If you are a motivated owner meeting
the following criteria, please call Darlene Crane at (510) 886-4483 or email
In business for two to twenty years
Licensed and located in Oakland
Have many Ideas to grow your
Revenues between $100,000 - $700,000 per year
Ready to do the work to grow
We will consider
motivated owners outside these guidelines.
Click here to see the presentations delivered at the June 8, 2010 CiO2 Celebration.
nine-months share the experience of LarsonShores Architects and be at
that higher level of business performance and growth you are seeking.
Created in Oakland run by Business Value Alliance has given us tools to sharpen our
professional practice. In addition, the
program has elevated our business beyond just a more competitive architecture
firm. We have developed skills in the
program that have elevated us as a viable business on every level. Our goals are no longer to just maintain but
to grow, create jobs and make a place in the Oakland Community.