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Groundswell Fund
436 14th Street, Suite 1312
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510-444-5900
Fax: 510-444-5904

To visit Groundswell in person, please call or email for an appointment.


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Directions and Parking Options

Via BART

Take a BART train that will bring you to the 12th Street/Oakland City Center station. At 12th Street/Oakland City Center station, go to street level using the 14th Street exit to station (at Broadway). At the top of the stairs to the station, turn left to reach 436 14th St.

If taking an elevator, after exiting the BART train board elevator towards the 11th Street exit to the concourse level, then take a second elevator by the Frank Ogawa Plaza exit that will bring you to Broadway and 14th Street.  Cross the street to the opposite side of Broadway to find 436 14th St. on your left.

Via Car

From San Francisco:

  1. Take 101 S toward 80 E/Oakland/San Jose.
  2. Take exit on the left onto 80 E towards Bay Bridge/Oakland.
  3. Take exit onto 580 E toward CA-24/Hayward/Stockton.
  4. Take exit toward Downtown Oakland/980 W
  5. Take 12th St. exit
  6. Turn left on 11th St.
  7. Cross Broadway, turn left on Franklin
  8. Turn left on 14th St.
  9. 436 14th St. is will be on your left

From the North Bay:

  1. Take 101 S via the ramp to San Francisco/Oakland.
  2. Take exit toward 580 E.
  3. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Francisco Boulevard E.
  4. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for 580 and merge onto 580 E.
  5. Take exit toward Downtown Oakland/980 W.
  6. Take 12th St. exit
  7. Turn left on 11th St.
  8. Cross Broadway, turn left on Franklin
  9. Turn left on 14th St.
  10. 436 14th St. is will be on your left

From the South Bay:

  1. Take 880 N via the ramp to Oakland.
  2. Take exit toward Broadway/Downtown.
  3. Merge onto 6th Street.
  4. Turn right on Broadway
  5. Turn right on 12th
  6. Turn left on Franklin
  7. Turn left on 14th St.
  8. 436 14th St. is will be on your left

From the Peninsula:

  1. Take 92 E ramp to San Mateo Bridge/Hayward.
  2. Merge onto 92 E.
  3. Take 880 N exit toward Oakland.
  4. Keep left at the fork to continue toward 880 N and merge onto 880 N.
  5. Take exit toward Broadway/Downtown.
  6. Merge onto 6th Street
  7. Turn right on Broadway
  8. Turn right on 12th
  9. Turn left on Franklin
  10. Turn left on 14th St.
  11. 436 14th St. is will be on your left

Parking Options

Street Parking:

Parking in Downtown Oakland is difficult, but most streets offer metered parking with time limits ranging from 30 minutes to 2 hours. Most meters are multi-space kiosks which accept credit cards and coins, while some are traditional single-space coin-op meters which only take coins. Time limits are strictly enforced by Parking Enforcement.

Metering hours: Mon-Sat 8am-6pm
After hours time limit: 3 hours max after 5pm

Douglas Parking Company
420 13th Street (and Broadway)
(510) 452-3155
$11 all-day before 9am, $13 after 9am
Cash or credit card (Visa/MC)
Mon-Fri 6am-8pm; Sat 8am-2pm
Valet parking only

Clay Street Garage
1414 Clay Street (and 14th Street)
(510) 893-9669
$14 all-day
Cash or check only
Mon-Fri 7am-12:30am, Sat 9:30am-7:30pm, Sun 11:30am-5:30pm
Attendant

Parking Concepts Garage
Webster and 13th Streets
(800) 986-2278
$10 all-day M-F, $8 before 9am, $5 after 4pm and weekends
Cash or credit (no change given)
Open 24 hours daily
No attendant

Downtown Merchants Garage
1316 Franklin (between 14th and 13th Streets), but enter on Webster
(510) 836-0623
$12 max M-F, $10 max before 9am (if out before 6:30), $6 Sat
Cash or credit (Visa/MC)
Mon-Fri 6:30am-8pm, Sat 8am-6pm
Attendant


GROUNDSWELL FUND · 436 14th Street, Suite 1312 · Oakland, CA 94612 · P 510.444.5900 · F 510.444.5904