Los Angeles County

Contracting Connections Program

CERTIFY. CONNECT. GROW

Los Angeles County’s Contracting Connections is a new program to help small businesses compete for County contracts. The County’s goal over the next four years is for 25 percent of eligible contracts to go to certified local businesses and three percent to disabled veteran-owned businesses. There’s about $1 billion of County contracts for goods and services available to small businesses. Los Angeles County has also worked to improve the certification process, and designated small business advocates in each County department to help businesses bid on contracts. The County also created a new Social Enterprise certification to assist businesses with a mission of serving the community.

For more information on LA County’s Contracting Connections,
contact Consumer and Business Affairs Small Business Services at:

Phone: 323.881.3964 or 855.230.6430
Click here to visit Consumer and Business Affairs Website

HELPING SMALL BUSINESSES PSA

The County has made it a goal to award 25% of County Contracts for goods and services to local small business enterprises by 2020. The County’s small business division provides counseling to prospective small business owners. Click the button below to learn more.

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$1 Billion

Goal of purchasing goods and services from small businesses.

558

Number of small businesses who won contracts with the County (2016).

3

Days to get certified as a Local Small Business Enterprise. (On Average)

Small Business Certifications