Contractors Accelerator

Streamlining access to public sector contracts for small businesses.

Vernon Willie James - Vested Solutions
“The Contractors Accelerator program helped us pursue and get awarded a new contract that is $12.6M for 7 years that starts in July. We were also recently awarded a new contract to provide janitorial services for the San Diego Fair.” – Vernon Willie James, Eternal Love
Fay Glass - Focus Point Emergency Management Consulting Services LLC
“The Contractors Accelerator program broke down the Requests for Proposals (RFPs) process and recommended contracts that I would benefit from applying for. With the knowledge I have gained, I have successfully submitted two RFPs that are under review!” – Fay Glass, Focus Point Emergency Management Consulting Services LLC

2023 Small Business Participants

  • 5 Star GC Inc
  • Chino Plaza Pharmacy
  • Cowe Communications
  • Delarman
  • EA-VE Construction Inc.
  • Eternal Love
  • Floor Tech America, Inc.
  • Focus Point Emergency Management Consulting Services
  • Hill Structures General Contracting, Inc.
  • Inhance Digital Corporation
  • L. Norwood & Associates
  • LJMC2 Group
  • Maximize Communication Group Inc.
  • MissionQuest Inc.
  • Nibbs Club
  • Oakridge Energy & Construction Inc.
  • PMR Enterprises
  • RMJ Communications Inc.
  • SCR Builders, Inc.
  • True Synergy, Inc.

Program Benefits

Virtual Education

The 4-part virtual series, led by CMG Alliance, will provide hands-on learning and resources to help a cohort of small business owners better understand the public contract research, pitching, bidding, and management process.

Business Advising

Receive up to 5 hours of one-on-one advising with procurement expert at CMG Alliance who will help guide businesses through the RFP proposal and bidding process.

Capital Connections

Eligible program participants can be pre-approved for contractor financing and bid on opportunities with confidence.

Program Eligibility

  • At least 3 years in business
  • Minimum revenues of $250k/year
  • Must be located in the following Counties: Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, San Diego, Imperial, or Ventura
  • Must be in the following industries: Construction (all trades) and Professional Services
  • Diverse business ownership a plus (BIPOC-owned, woman-owned, veteran-owned, LGBTQ-owned)

Program Partners

The Center is pleased to partner with CMG Alliance, a government contract and business consulting firm that provides an all-inclusive contracting and business training and business development program designed to help small and diverse businesses capitalize on today’s contracting opportunities.

Program Funders

The Contractors Accelerator was made possible with the generous support of the following funders.

The 2024 program will be opening soon.

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Contact our Small Business Program Associate at [email protected] Phone: (213) 282-9875
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