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Collaboratively Advancing Growth and Prosperity for All
The non-profit Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation champions equitable
economic growth across the LA region.  

Capacity Building




(noun) a stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organization in order to function effectively.


(verb) provide (a person or organization) with materials, money, staff, and other assets necessary for effective operation.


  • Small Business Enterprise - Dep't. of General Services  (SBE) 

  • Metro Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

  • Disadvantage Business Enterprise - US Dept. Transportation (DBE)  

  • Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) 

  • Women Business Enterprise & Women Owned Small Business (WBE) (WOSB)

  • Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprise (DVBE)

  • LGBT+ Business Enterprise - NGLCC

  • Community Business Enterprise - County of Los Angeles   (CBE)

  • California Unified Certification Program

The California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) provides “one-stop shopping” certification services to small, minority and women businesses seeking to participate in the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program. Certification services are offered to businesses seeking to obtain either DBE or airport concessionaire disadvantaged business enterprise (ACDBE) status.


  • Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council (SCMSDC)

SCMSDC (Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.), an affiliate regional council of NMSDC (National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.), is the largest nonprofit minority business advocacy organization in Southern California, serving nearly 1,700 minority business enterprises and 200 corporate members throughout 13 counties. SCMSDC seeks to support and develop minority owned businesses.

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  • Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)

  • Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)

  • Los Angeles Community College District – BuildLACCD

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