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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Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) provides resources, programs and other benefits for African-American business owners and the local business community.
Black Business Association
The Black Business Association (BBA) provides resources, programs and other benefits for African-American business owners and the local business community.
Association of Black Women Entrepreneurs, Inc.
The Association of Black Women Entrepreneurs, Inc (ABWE) offers an array of entrepreneurial services to National Black Women Entrepreneurs.
City of Los Angeles Online Certification Portal
The City of Los Angeles offers several certifications to promote opportunities for businesses who want to participate in contracting projects with the City. The Women Business Enterprises (WBE) certification is for businesses where at least 51 percent of it is owned and controlled by one or more women. Obtaining the WBE Certification will provide exposure for your businesses to prime contractors. Many city contracts require the prime contractor to reach out and negotiate in good faith to certified businesses such as the WBE. You may also qualify for other certifications such as the Small, Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) or Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).
Mayor’s Office of Community Business
A division of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, Community Business helps small businesses start, grow, and thrive by offering strategic business insights, coordinating information and resources provided by City Departments, and fostering collaboration among business source providers.