SMALL BUSINESS

Preference Programs

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SMALL BUSINESS

Preference Programs

Certify. Connect. Grow. Learn about Los Angeles County’s preference programs and how they can benefit your small business.

The Local Small Business Enterprise (LSBE) Preference Program boosts contracting opportunities for small businesses in L.A. County. Certified LSBEs receive a price preference which helps level the playing field for certified small businesses bidding on L.A. County solicitations.

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The Community Business Enterprise Program encourages business owners who are minorities, women, disabled veterans, or disadvantaged to capitalize on opportunities in government and private-sector procurement programs.

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The SE Preference Program was designed to increase contracting opportunities for enterprises that have a social mission to enhance the County in terms of its economic and environmental sustainability, including the financial well-being of residents who are vulnerable and face barriers to gainful employment and housing.

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The DVBE Preference Program is designed to enhance purchasing and contracting opportunities for businesses owned by disabled veterans.

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The Local Small Business Enterprise (LSBE) Preference Program boosts contracting opportunities for small businesses in L.A. County. Certified LSBEs receive a price preference which helps level the playing field for certified small businesses bidding on L.A. County solicitations.

Learn more about LSBE

The Community Business Enterprise Program encourages business owners who are minorities, women, disabled veterans, or disadvantaged to capitalize on opportunities in government and private-sector procurement programs.

Learn more about CBE

The SE Preference Program was designed to increase contracting opportunities for enterprises that have a social mission to enhance the County in terms of its economic and environmental sustainability, including the financial well-being of residents who are vulnerable and face barriers to gainful employment and housing.

Learn more about SE

The DVBE Preference Program is designed to enhance purchasing and contracting opportunities for businesses owned by disabled veterans.

Learn more about DVBE

Purchasing and Contract Opportunities

Los Angeles County is pleased to supply this listing of open bids. Open Bids can be searched by Commodity Description, County Department, Bid title and number.

Preference Program Sanctions

It is the policy of the Board of Supervisors that it is unlawful to knowingly submit fraudulent information to receive LSBE, DVBE or SE status and benefits for which they are not entitled.

Preference Programs Implementation Guidelines

These guidelines provide the necessary instructions and interpretations to County departments to implement changes to the preference programs, monitor compliance, and report results.

Certification Instructions

Click the button below to download certification instructions for registering your business with the County of Los Angeles.

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