Programs and Information for Businesses
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars are at work helping the business community.
Business Assistance: Staffing, Employee Training, Entrepreneurial Training, Tax Incentives and More
The City of Los Angeles Community Development Department ("CDD") administers several successful programs that assist businesses in finding qualified candidates for employment, accessing customized training resources, receiving up-to-date economic and labor market information and much more! Services are available confidentially and free of charge.
Click here to learn about "Services for Employers."
Click here for information about hiring or sponsoring youth employment through HIRELA Youth!
Services for Business: Move, Start, and Grow in Los Angeles
The Mayor's Office of Economic and Business Policy offers direct assistance to businesses of all sizes by providing facilitation and guidance to new businesses interested in establishing operations in the City of Los Angeles, and to existing companies seeking assistance from City departments. Personalized service is available free of charge. Click here for information.
Neighborhood Stabilization Program Contracting Opportunities
The City of Los Angeles Housing Department administers the Neighborhood Stabilization Program ("NSP") providing affordable home buying and rental opportunities to low, moderate, and middle income individuals. The Housing Department and the nonprofit group Restore Neighborhoods, LA, Inc ("RNLA") maintain information about contracting opportunities for qualified affordable housing developers, construction contractors, and local organizations and vendors that provide real estate and related services. The Housing Department and RNLA are also committed to ensuring access to job opportunities for low-income individuals or to low-income business owners. Click here for more information.
Tax Incentives and Credits
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides tax credits and incentives for businesses. To review business provisions of the Recovery Act, clicking here.
Apply for Federal Bids, Grants, Loans
Contracts funded by ARRA dollars awarded to private-sector businesses and nonprofit organizations have helped to promote job creation and retention and spur technological innovation.