LSEDV Program

Local, Small, Emerging, and Disabled-Veteran (LSEDV) Business Program

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is committed to the participation of Local, Small, Emerging, and Disabled-Veteran (LSEDV) owned businesses. Through Board Rule 7103.17: Opportunities for Local, Small and Emerging and Disabled-Veteran Businesses, the LACCD 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

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

Click Here to see the Boot Camp Fact Sheet

Click Here to register for the April 2024 Boot Camp

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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