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Certification  Programs

  • Local Small Business Enterprise (LSBE)
    The Local Small Business Enterprise (LSBE) Preference Program boosts contracting opportunities for small businesses in L.A. County. Certified LSBEs receive a price preference which helps level the playing field for certified small businesses bidding on L.A. County solicitations.

    LSBE Brochure

  • Social Enterprise (SE)
    The SE Preference Program was designed to increase contracting opportunities for enterprises that have a social mission to enhance the County in terms of its economic and environmental sustainability, including the financial well-being of residents who are vulnerable and face barriers to gainful employment and housing.

    SE Brochure

  • Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE)
    The DVBE Preference Program is designed to enhance purchasing and contracting opportunities for businesses owned by disabled veterans.

    DVBE Brochure

  • Certification Instructions
    Preference Program - Certification Instructions

  • Community Business Enterprise (CBE)
    The Community Business Enterprise Program encourages business owners who are minorities, women, disabled veterans, or disadvantaged to capitalize on opportunities in government and private-sector procurement programs.

    CBE Brochure
    CBE Application Packet

    For a list of agencies that certify DBE’s under the Unified Certification Program, please click here.

  • Certified Vendor Search
    To search for a certified vendor by Commodity, please click here.
  • Preference Program Sanctions
    Acknowledgment of Preference Program Sanctions
  • Preference Programs Implementation Guidelines
    Acknowledgment of Implementation Guidelines

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