Los Angeles Contractor Development & Bonding Program (CDABP)
Building contractor capacity by investing in their growth
Since 2005, CDABP has been helping small and diverse businesses build their contracting capacity using an Aligned Risk Management strategy in providing access to technical assistance, bonding, and contract financing support while demonstrating that capacity development is an investment with multiplicative returns.
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City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes.
How CDABP helps
County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2017. As such, it is the largest non-state level government entity in the United States. Its population is larger than that of 41 individual U.S. states.
Latest Publications & Testimonials
"This program is free and it has been very valuable in helping me start my business and obtain bonding."
MARVELLA STEEL PLACER
"This program was critical in G&F taking it's next step in growing. This program has broaden our capacity, our services and it has taught our staff what is required to play with the big guys."
G & F CONCRETE CUTTING
"This program helped us get our first performance bond and through that we have been able to get on higher profile projects."
PG CUTTING SERVICES
"CDABP was very vital in helping us grow our business. Most of us understand our trade, but the business side of it is the support we needed."
TRINITY CONTRACT CONCEPTS INC
Reflections From Our Contractor Community
“The Contractor Development and Bonding Program (CDABP) helped us bid on and win jobs that we previously did not have the capacity to bond for. It levels the playing field. It is a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) program that adds tremendous value to multiple stakeholders. I am pleased that the County has embarked on its program. It and other similar contracting assistance programs will collectively benefit many underrepresented businesses, the taxpayers, and the Los Angeles region.”
- Moninder Birdi, Owner, Birdi & Associates