Business Resources Updated: Apr 5, 2022

COVID-19 Business Updates

As of 7/17/2020 the City has enacted a Temporary Outdoor Dining Program subject to the guidelines above. If you are a restaurant eligible for a Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit click the picture above for more details and to download the application. All applications are free to apply and materials may be submitted via email to Jimmy Wong Department of Planning.

Click the picture above for a list of business resources compiled by the City in response to COVID-19.

Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) 
The LACDA offers an array of programs and services to assist County residents, businesses, and partner organizations. Click on the picture above to view all available grants and other COVID-19 resources.

Know your local Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Long Beach City College SBDC 
4900 E. Conant Street, Building O2, Suite 108
Long Beach, CA 90808
Brad Pollak, SBDC Director
Phone: 562-938-5100
Fax: 562-938-5030


What is the SBDC?
The SBDC is a comprehensive small business assistance network hosted by leading universities, colleges, state economic development agencies and private partners. Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can go to their local SBDCs for FREE face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training on a variety of topics. Click the picture above to visit the SBDC cite for more information.

Find assistance through the Small Business Administration (SBA)

What is the SBA?                                                                                                                                                         
The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small businesses and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise. Click the picture above for Business Guides, Funding Programs, and more. 

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)

What is the LAEDC?
The LAEDC is a non-profit, public-benefit organization which uses the private sector in collaboration with Los Angeles County to help guide economic development. Click the picture above to explore their various resources for industry and small businesses alike.

County of Los Angeles
The County of Los Angeles' Business page has a variety of resources and information to help start, grow, and maintain your business operations within L.A County. Click the picture above to visit their cite for more information.