Events & Opportunities

Events

05/12/21 - Navigating City Contracting Opportunities with Councilmember Curren Price, Jr.

The City of Los Angeles’ Contractor Development and Bonding Program (CDABP) is designed to assist contractors with their bonding capacity and business growth. In this webinar, participants will hear first-hand from CDABP and City of Los Angeles Department representatives about the program and upcoming construction project opportunities. This is a free webinar for contractors who are:

• Interested in doing business with the City
• Would like to be SBE, MBE, DVBE, DBE, LBE certified
• Looking to grow or obtain bonding
• Interested to learn about upcoming construction opportunities

Learn more here!

05/13/21 - Q&A with SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman on federal small business relief programs

Join Isabella Casillas Guzman, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and Small Business Majority for an informative discussion about federal relief programs for pandemic-impacted small businesses. Administrator Guzman, as well as experts from the Offices of Capital Access, Government Contracting & Business Development, and Entrepreneurial Development, will be available to answer your questions about relief aid, including the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and additional steps the SBA is taking to help small businesses on their road to recovery.

Learn more here!

06/30/21 - Business Builder: LA County Business Matchmaker

Professional Services & Commodities
A virtual networking and matchmaking event presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Event Details Coming Soon

Find out more about the event at https://businessbuilderexpo.com

Grant Opportunities

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

This program will provide restaurants who meet eligibility requirements with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $5 million per physical location (not to exceed $10 million total for the applicant and any affiliated businesses). The minimum award is $1,000.

Free Refrigeration Upgrades

The Healthy Stores Refrigeration Program (HSRP) helps small businesses in Los Angeles’ food deserts replace existing, inefficient refrigerators with new efficient models to fill with California-grown healthy food.

Shuttered Venue Operators

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act. The program includes over $16 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance.

The Amber Grant for Women

WomensNet gives away at least $10,000 every month in Amber Grant money. They have also expanded their grant-giving to include other grants such as the Annual $25,000 Amber Grant.

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