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Oakland Unified School District

Contractor Resources

Contractor Resource: Quick links to general and frequently requested materials. The list below is updated regularly to include new resources for the local and small business community!

Please contact 360 Total Concept at with recommended resources for inclusion.

Certifying Agencies:

As of April 28, 2021, the OUSD LBU policy has been amended to accept Oakland-based firms who are currently certified by the following agencies:

Note: Designation as a “small” business remains in alignment with the City of Oakland size standards. 

Relevant OUSD Resources 

Small Business Support

California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) 

The California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) supports economic growth and innovation and ensures that ALL California small businesses and innovative startups have the information and direct support they need to better navigate resources, programs and regulations.

SBA - Local Assistance Programs

SBA provides an array of technical centers, financial opportunities, export and trade assistance, and targeted outreach programs for small businesses all over the country.

Small Business Development Center

Last year, East Bay SBDC helped more than 2,327 clients navigate through a pandemic and access $57 million in capital to start or grow their business and create a meaningful impact on our local community – the likes of 671 new jobs.