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City of Los Angeles BusinessSource Center System East Los Angeles Service Area

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000603532

Bid Title: City of Los Angeles BusinessSource Center System East Los Angeles Service Area

Agency Bid No. Title: 27636

Received Date: 06/20/2016

Close Date: 07/27/2016

Purchase Type: through March 31, 2017

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: L.O.I. Due By Mandatory 07/13/2016 12:00 PM, Pre-Bid Conference Optional 06/29/2016 10:00 AM, Questions Due By Optional 07/20/2016 11:59 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The City is seeking proposals from qualified and experienced organizations and institutions to provide training, instruction, technical assistance and consulting to clients of the City's Los Angeles BusinessSource Center (LABSC) in the East Los Angeles Service Area. The proposed LABSC site and services must be located in the City of Los Angeles and within the boundaries of the East Los Angeles Service Area. The LABSC will target two (2) specific CDBG eligible clientele categories. These two (2) categories will serve as the professional service components for this Request for Proposals (RFP):Microenterprises (both Prestartups and Startups), andOperating BusinessesInterested applicant bids must be able to serve both components above. The initial contract period will begin no earlier than the date of contractor selection and end March 31, 2017, with an option of four (4) additional one (1) year renewals, based on performance and funding. A detailed explanation of the components is provided herein. General program and bid requirements, including proposal content and format, are outlined in this Section II. Proposal submission guidelines are contained in Section III, and evaluation criteria is contained in Section IV.Los Angeles BusinessSource Center System (LABSC) ModelFollowing are descriptions, expected outcomes and requirements of each of the two (2) target populations of the LABSC System:The Microenterprise Prestartups sub-component focuses on providing critical support to business startups and to prospective new business owners, focusing on low and moderate-income clientele living in the City.The Microenterprise Startups sub-component will focus on owners of businesses with five (5) or fewer employees, one of whom owns the enterprise, and have net operating income of less than Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000).The Operating Businesses component focuses on providing business assistance and training to emerging and existing companies that will give them the highest opportunities for success.The business services provided to the target populations shall include, but not be limited to, customized technical business assistance (industry specific) particular to their business needs in order to stabilize the business, increase revenues and increase operational performance which will lead to the greatest impact on their economic viability and increase profitability. The selected contractor may consider, but they are not limited to, the growth industry sectors below:Manufacturing (automation, 3-D printing, and high speed machining, etc.)ConstructionProfessional and Business Services

Product Codes: 95605, 95816, 96110, 91820, 91821

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Los AngelesEconomic and Workforce Development

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 1200 W 7th St, 6th Floor, Los Angeles, California, 90017



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