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Contractor Development and Bonding Program

The Contractor Development and Bonding Program assists contractors with their contracting capacity and business growth.

  • Enrollment in the City of Los Angeles Contractor Development and Bonding Program.

  • Personal Account Manager to assist you in a professional assessment of current capacity and needs for growth.

  • Facilitated referrals to Program Partners and resources.

Bonding Assistance & Technical Support
  • Assistance with obtaining or increasing bonding capacity.

  • Access to collateral support for bid, performance and payment bonds for qualified contractors.*

  • Contract review, project assessment, and field support for program bonded contracts.

  • Assistance with project risk identification and mitigation.

  • Third party funds administration.

  • Accounting cost subsidy for CPA prepared financial statements.

  • Access to contract specific financing.

  • Project opportunities and industry events sent weekly via the “Blitz of the Week”.

  • Contractor Profile to assist with business marketing.

  • Referrals to specific project opportunities.


*Limited Capacity

“The need for improved infrastructure in the County is crucial for the health and well-being of future generations. Thanks to President Joe Biden’s leadership to enact the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, our Department of Public Works is excited to welcome an array of projects across the region. But as we develop improved infrastructure for our residents, it is
critical that small and diverse local contractors, many of whom have been excluded from the system, benefit from these opportunities by being engaged on County construction contracts. Our new Contractor Development and Bonding Program (CDABP) will help to address the historic barriers to public construction contracting and provide a range of technical assistance, as well as financial support. Our projects must reflect the County’s diversity and this program will help to achieve just that.”

Hilda L. Solis

Los Angeles County Supervisor, District 1

Supervisor Hilda L Solis

Education, Training & Contractor Support
  • Group Classes on public construction best practices led by industry experts.

  • One-on-one consultation to develop a work plan aligned to your needs and goals.

Prime Partnership Program
  • Strategic alliances with Program Prime contractors including matchmaking and referrals.

  • Networking with public agency staff and peer contractors.

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