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Local Small Business Enterprise
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.
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.
Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE)
The DVBE Preference Program is designed to enhance purchasing and contracting opportunities for businesses owned by disabled veterans.
Preference Program - Certification Instructions
Community Business Enterprise
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 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