Applications Open: State of CA COVID-19 Grant Relief Program
The State of California has a new grant opportunity available for small businesses!
Visit their website to learn eligibility requirements and get your documents ready.
The application is now open and closes on Friday, January 8.
If you have questions about this grant, the SBDC Network is hosting free webinars in multiple languages to provide you with answers and help you prepare to apply next week.
RSVP for these webinars here.
Delete the Divide Survey: L.A. County Needs Your Feedback!
|On October 27, 2020, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a new initiative to support the availability and use of technology in underserved communities that will launch during the Summer of 2021.
To better serve you through the initiative, Delete The Divide, we ask you to take a few minutes to complete a short survey.
Take the survey here: Delete The Divide Survey
Please send your questions regarding the survey to DeleteTheDivide@isd.lacounty.gov.
Thank you for your participation!
PPE Unite: Providing Free PPE to Your Business
|We’ve partnered with public and private sector organizations to create access to personal protective equipment for small businesses across the County of Los Angeles through PPE Unite™.
We are here for you and your small business, partnering with you every step of the way as we work toward safely reopening our local economy.
PPE for small businesses may include:
Free Refrigerators for L.A. County Stores
|Need refrigerators for your small business? The Healthy Stores Refrigeration Program can help.
For questions and inquiries, reach out to HRSP@isd.lacounty.gov.
We’re Closed on January 1
|Our offices will be closed this Friday, January 1 in observance of the holiday.
We will resume regular business hours on Monday, January 4.
We wish you a safe holiday season!
Our Small Business Counselors Want to Virtually Meet You!
Schedule a FREE one-on-one appointment to learn how to sell to the government
The L.A. County Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) offers one-on-one technical assistance and training to help businesses in Los Angeles County that are interested in local, state, and federal government contracting.
Our PTAC Counselors can help your business with most government contracting matters, including:
- Becoming a registered vendor;
- Getting certified;
- Finding opportunities;
- Target market analysis; and
- Marketing to the government.
To schedule your free one-on-one counseling session, please Sign Up As a New Client and we will connect you with a small business counselor.
Click here to see upcoming training opportunities.
If you have any questions please email us at OSB@dcba.lacounty.gov.
Our Call Center Can Help Your Business
|DCBA has partnered with the Department of Workforce, Development, Aging, and Community Services, and other County and State agencies to bring you the L.A. County Disaster Help Center. The center has resources for businesses as well as employees to help during the COVID-19 emergency.
Counselors are available Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. to help business owners navigate emergency loan applications and help individuals that were recently laid off due to this emergency. Multilingual help is available.
Contact the Disaster Help Center: