Business Assistance

Business Assistance ProgramsThe Valley Economic Alliance is here to help your business succeed, grow and prosper. Our in-house Valley business experts are ready to give you guidance and to help you discover which of our programs may be most helpful. There is no charge for this consultation. Please call us today at (818) 379-7000 for an appointment.

The Valley Economic Alliance has joined forces with the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), and the Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board (LA WIB) to offer confidential, free-of-charge consultations to San Fernando Valley businesses. You don’t even have to pay for gas—we’ll come to you!

Our expert Business Assistance Team has worked directly with over 500 businesses in the past year. We secured financing, tax credits, business referrals, and a variety of creative solutions for the challenges faced by local businesses just like yours. Helping businesses succeed is our mission. We will listen, observe and research all the possibilities in order to help you improve and expand your business.

Business Assistance Application

To sum it up, we exist to help you and your business prosper in any way we can.

We Help Lower Your Costs of Doing Business

  • Reduce Workers’ Compensation expenses Business Assistance Quote – Town & Country
  • Go green and lower your utility costs
  • Manufacturers – Ask about our no-cost Small Manufacturers Advantage (SMA) program

We’ll Help You Attract New Customers

  • Business Referrals
  • Networking opportunities
  • Special Events
  • Business Expo
  • Economic Forecast
  • Veteran’s Job Fair
  • Quarterly Open Houses
  • For all events, please visit our Events Calendar.

We Can Help with Your Business Financing Needs

  • Government guaranteed SBA Loans
  • Banks – guidance and introductions
  • VEDC

Qualify for Enterprise Zone Tax Credits & Incentives

  • Employee hiring tax credit—up to $37,440 over a 5-yr period
  • Receive 100% of the current sales or use tax credit
  • Save up to 35$ on your LADWP bill
  • For more, please visit

Your Workforce Training and Hiring Services

  • Find qualified candidates for job your openings
  • Custom tailored job training for your specific needs provided by:
  • WorkSource centers
  • Universities
  • Community Colleges
  • Adult education

Antonio LopezThe Valley Economic Alliance has been a true partner to the City of San Fernando. They always promote our City to potential businesses and opportunities.


Antonio LopezMayor of the City of San Fernando