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Local, Small, Emerging, Disabled Veteran (LSEDV) Program


The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is committed to the participation of Local, Small, Emerging, and Disabled Veteran (LSEDV) firms. Through Board Rule 7103.17 Opportunities for Local, Small and Emerging Businesses, the Board of Trustees established a 30% LSEDV participation goal that applies to all Build Program contracts.

Looking for LSEDV subcontractors?

The BuildLACCD Community Economic Development (CED) department can assist general contractors seeking to work with LSEDV certified subcontractors.

For more information, please email lsedvinfo@build-laccd.org

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Small Business Assistance

At BuildLACCD, we know the COVID-19 pandemic is creating new worries and stress on small businesses. Though BuildLACCD’s construction work continues on all nine Colleges, it may not be the case elsewhere.  If you need assistance or just want to know your options to make informed decisions for the future of your business, below are link to a number of resources and programs being offered by federal and local public agencies.

COVID19_BusinessResilienceToolkit_website

Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

County of Los Angeles

https://lacounty.gov/covid19/consumers-businesses/for-businesses/

City of Los Angeles

http://ewddlacity.com/index.php/microloan-program

SBDC Pace Financial Corporation

http://pacelabdc.org/

For additional information please contact Nicolas Barrios at (323) 981-7225.

  

Small Contractor Boot Camp

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Small Contractor Boot Camp is a four-session program designed specifically for small contractors to improve their competitive bidding capacity.  Through a comprehensive, hands-on curriculum, small contractors will learn more about the pre-qualification process for the Pre-Qualified Service Provider (PQSP) bench contracts for projects ranging from $25K - $5M, how to bid for work, and successfully execute BuildLACCD construction projects.

Curriculum Includes:

• Qualifying for Pre-Qualified Service Provider Bench
• Bonding & Certification
• Access to Capital
• Estimating
• Scheduling
• Sustainability
• Safety
• Labor Compliance
• Project Labor Agreement (PLA) Requirements
• Local Worker Hire Program

Boot Camp Fact Sheet



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Types of Businesses


Local Business Enterprise - A business having its principal place of business in the County of Los Angeles for at least the most recent twelve months.

Small Business Enterprise (SBE) - A Small Business Enterprise (SBE) means a business that has met the applicable ownership, operation, and size requirements, and has been certified by a Federal agency or a California public agency as an SBE.

Emerging Business - A Small Business Enterprise (SBE) that has been in business in its substantially current form for up to five (5) years.

Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) - is a business that is 51% owned and operated by one or more disabled veterans certified by the State of California Department of General Services or Federal government agency.


Interested in Doing Business with LACCD? Register with Planetbids to view and download bid documents.

For more information on the LSEDV Program please contact Nicolas Barrios at (323) 981-7225.

 

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Small Contractor Boot Camp Flyer April 2022
APRIL 19, 2022

Small Contractor Boot Camp - April 2022

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Small Contractor Boot Camp is a four-session program designed specifically for small contractors to improve their competitive bidding capacity. Through a comprehensive, hands-on curriculum, small contractors will learn more about the pre-qualification process for the Pre-Qualified Service Provider (PQSP) bench contracts for projects ranging from $25K - $5M, how to bid for work, and successfully execute BuildLACCD construction projects. Curriculum Includes: • Qualifying for Pre-Qualified Service Provider Bench • Bonding & Certification • Access to Capital • Estimating • Scheduling • Sustainability • Safety • Labor Compliance • Project Labor Agreement (PLA) Requirements • Local Worker Hire Program

Contractor Opportunity Forum East LA College South Gate Educational Center Flyer Final
MARCH 30, 2022

Contractor Opportunity Forum

The South Gate Educational Center is the new 18.5 acre East Los Angeles College satellite campus with a new 105,000 square-foot building that will include a library, lecture hall, classrooms and laboratories for the Career Technology Education, Liberal Arts and Science programs. The prime contractor on the project is Turner Construction. Join us to learn how to potentially participate as a subcontractor with Turner Construction’s first-tier subcontractors, and other BuildLACCD contracting opportunities specifically designed for local, small, emerging and/or disabled veteran businesses.

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