We Need Your Feedback! Complete Our COVID-19 Recovery Charge Survey Below
The County of Los Angeles is looking for feedback from businesses on a proposed COVID-19 Recovery Charge, which would temporarily allow restaurants, breweries, and wineries to apply a surcharge for onsite dining only. This would not apply to take-out or delivery orders.
Deadline to complete this survey is this Friday, February 19.
FOUND/LA Small Business Recovery Fund: Round 3 Now Open
Applications for Round 3 of the FOUND/LA Small Business Recovery Fund are now open. Grant sizes range from $5,000 to $25,000.
Applications close this Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
Webinar: Women Leading Community & Economic Empowerment
Celebrate Black History Month with this webinar focused on Black Women leaders and their work in the space of economic empowerment!
Webinar: Trademark Law
We’re joining our partner Bet Tzedek for another free legal webinar on Thursday, February 25 at 11:00 am
Learn about trademark law and how it can apply to your small business.
Do you want to turn your dream into a reality this year? Join the LA Law Library for their free workshops to get all the tips you need! Grow your current business or transform your passion into your purpose.
Contract Connections: Building Together!
We’re joining our County and community partners on Thursday, February 25 at 10:00 am for another contract connections event!
Sign up to learn about:
- ISD Contracting Opportunities & Purchasing Opportunities
- ISD Facilities Reinvestment Program Opportunities
- Doing Business With Public Works
- OneLA – Building Business to Win Contracts
Loan Program for Businesses
The Los Angeles County Development Authority has launched a loan program, providing up to $3 million in loans per business
Application is currently open. Learn more
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 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 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: