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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.

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.


Small Business Administration


County of Los Angeles


City of Los Angeles


SBDC Pace Financial Corporation


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


Small Contractor Boot Camp

The Small Contractor Boot Camp is a six-week program that provides competitive capacity through a comprehensive, hands-on curriculum.  At the conclusion of the boot camp, the contractors will be ready to bid on BuildLACCD contracts.

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


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Small Contractor Boot Camp Flyer - Spring 2020
MARCH 4, 2020

Small Contractor Boot Camp - Spring 2020

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Small Contractor Boot Camp is a four-week program that provides small contractors with the necessary tools to improve their competitive capacity through a comprehensive, hands- on curriculum. At the conclusion of the boot camp, small contractors willl be ready to bid on BuildLACCD projects

FEBRUARY 20, 2020

Groundbreaking for the New Construction Technology Building

Groundbreaking for the New Construction Technology Building District and College officials gathered to mark the start of construction for the new 178, 555 square foot Construction Technology Building.

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