Empowering Entrepreneurs in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Urban League’s Capital Readiness Program (LAUL CRP) is designed to inform, empower and connect entrepreneurs with opportunities and financing sources to accelerate their companies’ potential growth, profitability and long term success.

Our program supports a range of businesses, from early-stage ventures to established firms, by helping them build capacity and achieve significant growth.

LAUL CRP equips you with the tools to:

Secure Funding: We guide you through the process of accessing capital via various sources, including the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI), traditional lenders, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), angel investors, and more.

Develop a Winning Business Plan: Receive a comprehensive business assessment, personalized coaching with an actionable plan, and financial literacy training.

Unique Networking Opportunities: Meet accomplished entrepreneurs and executives in your industry.  Also, network with peers during the course of the program.  And you will also be able to connect with capital providers and learn the best ways to cultivate relationships with lenders and investors.

LAUL CRP offers two tailored tracks:

Small Business Incubator: This early-stage platform nurtures emerging businesses.

Small Business Capital Readiness Accelerator: This program provides technical assistance and accelerates growth for established businesses.

Join LAUL CRP and unlock your entrepreneurial potential!

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