Resources and Incentives
Resources and Incentives

From networking to financing, there are many business resources and financial incentives to help you start and grow your business. Explore what’s available.

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Work Opportunity Tax Credit
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available for employers to hire qualified individuals, including veterans, who have faced extreme barriers seeking employment. The State of California Employment Development Department is the WOTC certifying agency for California employers.
Veteran Hiring Initiative
Mayor Garcetti's Office of Veteran Affairs connects local employers with veterans. These companies offer jobs in which returning service members can use their skills to build fulfilling careers.
City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Rapid Response Program
The Economic and Workforce Development Department's Rapid Response Program assists downsizing businesses with staffing support for their employees. Services include career counseling, job search assistance, unemployment insurance, and education & training opportunities.
City of Los Angeles WorkSource Centers
There are 17 WorkSource Centers located throughout LA that provide a variety of workforce training and job referral programs for new and operating businesses, including: free advertising of open positions, customized training for staff, interview rooms, and information for businesses affected by plant closures or layoffs.
New Employment Credit
The New Employment Credit is available to qualified businesses that increase their total number of full-time employees in California within a designated geographic area.
Employment Training Panel
The Employment Training Panel (ETP) provides funding to employers to assist in upgrading the skills of their workers through training that leads to good paying, long-term jobs.
California Healthcare Foundation
The California Healthcare Foundation offers small business owners everything they need to know about offering health insurance to employees.
California Manufacturing Technology Consulting
The California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) works with small and medium-sized manufacturers to provide training sessions and strategies that improve performance.
Latin Business Association
The Latin Business Association is devoted to promoting the economic growth of the Latin business community by linking public and private entities seeking qualified Latino vendors.
National Association of Minority Contractors of Southern California
The National Association of Minority Contractors of Southern California connects major corporate partners with minority contractors.