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(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.


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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Woman-Owned or Veteran-Owned Business Certification (WBE or VBE)  

Women's Business Enterprise Council (WBEC-West) and Women Owned Small Business (WOSB)

Disabled Veterans Business Certification (DVBE)

County of Los Angeles

Community Business Enterprise Program (CBE)


Small Local Business (SLB), Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Emerging Business Enterprise (EBE)

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)

Los Angeles Community College District – BuildLACCD

CalTrans Certification Program – DBE

Disadvantaged Business/Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Application