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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Accion USA
Accion USA is a microfinance lender with a focus on affordable small business loans for microentrepreneurs.
RISE Financial Pathways
RISE provides financing for both businesses looking to expand and businesses experiencing hardship.
City of Los Angeles Building and Safety Concierge Program
The City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety Concierge Program is a service provided to direct customers who are applying, or may need to apply, for building permits to the appropriate development services, assist in resolving problems, and provide a simple feasibility study for home and small business projects.
City of Los Angeles Development Services Case Management
The City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety Case Management Program helps guide major and complex projects through various city agency requirements during the design, planning, entitlement and permitting stages.
City of Los Angeles Expedited Processing (City Planning)
The City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning offers Expedited Processing for certain types of zoning and entitlement cases.
Film LA
Film LA is a non-profit public benefit corporation that provides centralized coordination for production companies to obtain filming permits within Los Angeles.
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) provides business assistance programs for small businesses located within LA County, including help with permitting, incentives, workforce development, and financing assistance.
Small Business Development Center - Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a federally-funded resource that provides business owners with no cost one-on-one assistance in business planning, management, marketing, sales, procurement, and strategic planning, as well as access to financing.
City of Los Angeles Parallel Design - Permitting Process
The Department of Building and Safety Parallel Design - Permitting Process (PDPP) can help to expedite major projects by allowing the design and permitting processes to occur concurrently.
City of Los Angeles Restaurant & Hospitality Express Program
The Restaurant and Hospitality Express Program (RHEP), offered by the Department of Building and Safety, facilitates the approval process for food service establishments, such as restaurants and bars. The RHEP acts to streamline approvals, provide assistance to restaurateurs, their design and construction teams, and enhance coordination in permitting and regulations.