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Resources and Incentives

  • The Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce provides resources, programs and other benefits to members and the local business community

  • The Chamber's Center for Global Trade and Foreign Investment team is widely recognized for their practical experience in developing, managing and implementing global trade and investment programs and strategies. These initiatives are designed to advance global trade and investment in the region, with a strong focus on export promotion, foreign direct investment and assisting local businesses build international relationships and expand their global reach.

  • The US Small Business Administration's 8(a) Business Development Program supports small businesses owned by one or more individuals who qualify as socially and economically advantaged to obtain federal contracts through providing one-on-one training and counseling, training workshops and other management and technical guidance.

  • Accion USA is a microfinance lender with a focus on affordable small business loans for microentrepreneurs.

  • The Asian Business League of Southern CA provides resources, programs and other benefits to Asian-American businesses and the local business community.


    Contact 213-624-8639

    The Association of Black Women Entrepreneurs, Inc (ABWE) offers an array of entrepreneurial services to National Black Women Entrepreneurs.

  • The Black Business Association (BBA) provides resources, programs and other benefits for African-American business owners and the local business community.

  • If you’re thinking about moving your business to the city of Los Angeles, the LADWP welcomes new businesses with a discount on electricity and water costs through the Business Promotion Bill Credit Program (BPBC). We provide bill credit amounts that will be phased out over three years to qualified businesses relocating to the City of Los Angeles.

  • The Economic and Workforce Development Department's Business Response Unit (BRU) is available to provide aid to entrepreneurs navigating the processes of the City of Los Angeles' (City) departments.

  • The California Apartment Association (CAA) is a member organization representing apartment building owners.