CONTACT INFORMATION


Small Business and Cooperatives Development and Promotions Office

  • SBCDPO
  • 6TH Floor, Main High Rise Building, Quezon City Hall Compound
  • 8988-4242 locals 8731 / 8734 / 8736
  • [email protected]
  • https://www.facebook.com/QCSBCDPO/

Office Hours
Monday to Friday            
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

ABOUT US


Description

As the office representing small businesses and cooperatives in Quezon City, it is the role of the SBCDPO to provide training, capital assistance, marketing, and livelihood opportunities to QCitizens for the growth and sustainable development of the city’s micro and small enterprises and cooperatives.

Mission

Promote, support, strengthen, and encourage the establishing, continuing viability, and sustainable growth and development of innovative micro and small enterprises, entrepreneurs, and cooperatives.

Vision

To position micro and small businesses and cooperatives as development sectors and investment drivers of Quezon City.

Legal Basis

  • City Ordinance No. SP-1607, S-2005, Otherwise Known As The Quezon City Sikap Buhay And Cooperative Center (QCSBCC) To Effectively Promote And Realize The Objectives Of Microfinance And Cooperatives 
  • City Ordinance No. SP-2364, S-2014, Creating The Quezon City Small Business Development And Promotion Office (QC-SBDPO) 
  • City Ordinance No. SP-2762, S-2018, Reorganizing The Business And Resource Division Of The QC-SBCDPO By Creating The Cooperatives Development Section

Service Pledge:

Provide efficacious, expeditious, transparent, committed, and dedicated service, reinforced by advanced technologies in a healthy customer- and business-focused environment with competent and professional public servants. 

Services


  • Offer mentorship to micro and small enterprises through various training programs with the help of industry experts and private organizations geared towards promoting sustainable business practices for businesses in Quezon City. 
  • Enable market linkage and product development for micro and small enterprises in Quezon City. 
  • Allow access to money in the form of capital assistance through various programs and linkages to microfinance institutional partners for the development of micro and small businesses in Quezon City. 
  • Facilitate programs and support to cooperatives in Quezon City through various activities and engagements with the Cooperative Development Authority and other related national government agencies.

Programs 


Pangkabuhayang QC

Pangkabuhayang QC is a livelihood training and capital assistance program that extends options for starting a business to displaced/resigned/reduced-salary employees, micro-entrepreneurs/vendors, PWDs, laid-off OFWs, unemployed solo parents and indigent residents of Quezon City. It started as an economic recovery program for the City but is now a full-fledged City Ordinance and has been institutionalized as a permanent program of the Quezon City Government. 

Pangkabuhayang QC Launching – September 6, 2021
Various Pangkabuhayang QC Training and Payouts (starting Oct 2021)

QC Essentials Livelihood Training

The QC Essentials program aims to create a lasting brand of pandemic-essential products, produced by different sectors of QCitizens, providing livelihood opportunities for them to cope and recover from their struggles due to COVID-19.

Various Pangkabuhayang QC Training and Payouts (starting Oct 2021)

Cooperative Building Program

With the establishment of thNew Greenland Farmers Agriculture Cooperative from Barangay Bagong Silangan and the QC Sewers Producers Cooperative from Barangay Sto. Cristo and Greater Lagro, community livelihood groups interested in becoming cooperatives are being encouraged to register through the SBCDPO and undergo the training and seminars mandated by the Cooperative Development Authority. 

 

POP QC (Proudly Original Product of Quezon City)

POP QC showcases the artistry and innovation of City-honed products through trade shows, bazaars, and exhibits, providing a local market-access platform for MSEs and Cooperatives in Quezon City. This serves as the official branding of QC-based products.

POP QC Bazaar at the Quezon Memorial Circle (Oct 2019)

Microfinance Institution Program  (MFI)

Through the MFI Program, QC-based entrepreneurs can partner with MFIs and seek financial assistance for their businesses. This leads to the setting up of an SME financing ecosystem down the road.

Community Savings Group

The Community Savings Group is an informal and self-help group for loans and savings services that promotes community resiliency and alternative risk-transfer mechanisms.

CSG Module Design Training (2021)

Logistics Services Program with Grab

To support struggling QC tricycle drivers, food establishments, and other displaced workers, the partnership with Grab Philippines creates job opportunities through the GrabFood and GrabExpress delivery services.

Various Entrepreneurial Training and Seminars

SBCDPO provides various training and seminars for QCitizens interested in becoming entrepreneurs. These identify what resources or supplies they need as they learn how to start a business and create plans for their businesses’ sustainability.

Trainings with DTI (2021)

Business Incubation Programs

  • Livelihood skills trainings and industry matching for QC Female Jail Dormitory Inmates 
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Program 
  • Meetings with QC Startup Businesses 
  • StartupQC Competition
Meeting with QC Startup Businesses (March 2020)
StartupQC Competition (upcoming 2022)

Small-Scale Entrepreneurship Programs

  • Applying the farm-to-consumer model to enable farmers to keep all their profits and provide easy access to farm goods for consumers through QC Fresh Market 
  • Upscaling and organizing displaced vendors into one venue as an attractive night market through Sari-Sari Kyusi (Nov 2019 – Jan 2020) 
  • Compiling of one database of microentrepreneurs from our programs to disseminate information and update them about future events, programs, and opportunities that could help grow their businesses

 Guides


PANGKABUHAYANG QC

Pangkabuhayang QC is a livelihood training and capital assistance program that extends options for starting a business to displaced/resigned/reduced-salary employees, micro-entrepreneurs/vendors, PWDs, laid-off OFWs, unemployed solo parents and indigent residents of Quezon City.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Unemployed or underemployed persons who are one of the following:
  • Solo Parents 
  • PWDs
  • Returning OFWs
  • Graduates of the Quezon City Anti Drug Abuse Advisory Council (QCADAAC)

         2. Displaced Workers 

         3. Microentrepreneurs/Vendors 

         4. Indigent Residents of Quezon City

  • All Beneficiaries must be Quezon City Residents who are 18 years old and above. 
  • The applicant must be physically able to work and must be the one who will start the business.

REQUIREMENTS:

A. DISPLACED WORKERS

  1. 2 photocopies of the QCitizen ID (if physical ID has not been received from the LGU, a digital approved copy will suffice.)
  2. 1 printed or original copy of the  Pangkabuhayang QC application form and Business Plan
  3. 1 photocopy of the  Notice of Termination (if you have been terminated from your employed due to the COVID-19 pandemic) 
  4. 1 photocopy of your Payslip (for reduced salary workers)
  5. 1 original and 1 photocopy of the  Pangkabuhayang QC Certificate signed, sealed, as issued by your barangay.

B. MICROENTREPRENEURS/VENDORS

  1. 2 photocopies of QCitizen ID (if physical card has not been received from the lgu, an approved digital copy will suffice) 
  2. 1 printed and original copy ng Pangkabuhayang QC application form and  Business Plan
  3. 1 photocopy of your  updated Barangay Business Permit (renewed 6 months prior to application) 
  4. 2 photos of your business (inside and outside of your store or place of business) 
  5. For vendors/hawkers  – 1 photocopy of Hawker’s Permit issued by the  Market Development and Administration Department
  6. 1 original and  1 photocopy of the  Pangkabuhayang QC Certificate signed, sealed, and issued by the barangay.

C. Unemployed Residents (PWD, SOLO PARENTS, GRADUATES OF QCADAAC, RETURNING OFWS

  1. 2 photocopies of QCitizen ID (if physical ID has not yet been received from the LGU, an approved digital copy will suffice. 
  2. 1 printed and original copy of the Pangkabuhayang QC application form ang business plan. 
  3. 1 original and 1 photocopy of the Pangkabuhayang QC certificate signed, sealed, and issued by the Barangay. 
  4. Certification from SSDD (for solo parents)
  5. Certification from the QCADAAC (for graduates of the program)
  6. Certification from PDAO (for PWDs)

D. INDIGENT RESIDENTS OF QUEZON CITY

  1. 2 photocopies of the  QCitizen ID (if physical ID has not yet been received from the LGU, an approved digital copy will suffice. )
  2. 1 printed and original copy of the Pangkabuhayang QC application form and Business Plan
  3. 1 original and 1 photocopy of the  Pangkabuhayang QC Certificate signed, sealed, and issued by the barangay. 
  4. 1 original copy of a Certificate of Indigency signed, sealed, and issued by the barangay. 

PROCESS :

  1. Go to qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph and log-in.
  2. Click on “Pangkabuhayang QC”. 
  3. Fill up the Pangkabuhayang QC application form and business plan. Don’t leave anything blank. 
  4. Click “Submit”.
  5. Choose a schedule for the interview. Slots will be made available once the program is opened. 
  6. Wait for confirmation email and read instructions provided. .

REMINDER :

  1. The Business plan template  is attached to the application form. There is no need to create your own template. 
  2. After the interview and submission of documents, the applicant will receive an “application received stub” indicating that the SBCDPO has received your application. This does not mean the applicant has been approved. 
  3. Make sure you have the necessary requirements for the category chosen and applied for. 
  4. Only those with complete supporting requirements may schedule an interview through the QC Eservices website.
  5. Only one member of the family living in the same household/same address may apply for the program. 
  6. The SBCDPO will conduct onsite surprise visits to the stores/place of business of the different beneficiaries for monitoring purposes.

COOPERATIVE BUILDING PROGRAM

As home to the  biggest population of cooperatives, Quezon City is at the forefront of cooperative development and training. In collaboration with the Cooperatives Development Authority, SBCDPO facilitates the process and management of the development of cooperatives in the city.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Fully accomplished Cooperative Building Application Form 
  2. Fully accomplished Registration Forms which can be accessed through http://cda.gov.ph 
  3. 1 original copy of Articles of Cooperation  
  4. 1 original copy of By-laws of the Cooperative  
  5. 1 original copy of Treasurer’s Certification  
  6. 1 original copy of Surety Bond Application 

PROCESS:

  1. Go to the SBCDPO office and accomplish the Cooperative Building Application Form. 
  2. Coordinate with the SBCDPO for requirements and guidelines of the Cooperative Development Authority. 
  3. Attend the Pre-Registration Seminar conducted by the CDA together with SBCDPO. 
  4. Wait for the feedback from CDA if the application is approved. 
  5. If approved, submit 4 copies of the different requirements to the SBCDPO office. 
  6. There will be a turnover program and oath taking program of the Certificate of Registration to the approved cooperative.

REMINDERS :

  1. The applicant will be given the application form, SBCDPO staff will be needing information of the applicant/organization involved. 
  2. All members of the applicant cooperative must attend the pre-registration seminar conducted by the Cooperative Development Authority. 
  3. SBCDPO will facilitate the requirements and process needed with the Cooperative Development Authority and other involved parties. 
  4. Cooperative Development Authority will email SBCDPO if the cooperative has been approved. 
  5. The applicant to become a cooperative must cover the minor fees required for processing of documents.  

QC ESSENTIALS 

This program provides an opportunity for different vulnerable sectors in our community to rise amidst the onslaught of the COVID 19 pandemic. What started as an economic recovery program for the unemployed due to forced community restrictions has expanded into our very own QC Brand. From everyday household essential products to boosting our local food processing industry.QC Essentials is proudly made in QC, made by QCitizens.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Letter of Intent addressed to Small Business and Cooperatives Development Promotions Office

2. List of beneficiaries from the barangay or sector interested to avail of started kits.

PROCESS:

1. Go to the SBCDPO office to inquire and submit the letter of request. 

2. If approved and kits are readily available, wait to be notified by QC SBCDPO regarding the schedule of the release of the kits to the barangay/organization that requested it. 

3. Attend the scheduled turnover of the kits. 

4. Attend the in-person training by QC SBCDPO or access the official SBCDPO Youtube page for the step-by-step guide.

REMINDERS :

1.  The schedule of the turnover of kits will depend on the availability of the kits.  

2. SBCDPO will not collect any fees or royalties from the products made by the beneficiary.

Department Directory


Ms. Mona Celine Marie V. Yap
Officer-in-Charge
98842-42 loc. 8734
[email protected]

Divisions/Sections

Divisions Officer NameOffice AddressContact Information
Business Resource DivisionMs. Florenda De Jesus
Unit Head 

6th Floor, Main High Rise Building, Quezon City Hall8988-42-42 loc 8734
[email protected]
Cooperatives BuildingMs. Cherrie Olivar
Unit Head 
6th Floor, Main High Rise Building, Quezon City Hall8988-42-42 loc 8734
[email protected]
Policy and PlanningMs. Cris LaresmaUnit Head 6th Floor, Main High Rise Building, Quezon City Hall8988-42-42 loc 8734
[email protected]

Spotlight 


Downloadable Forms


Cooperative Building Application Form

PBQC-Application-Form Sample

e-Services Links

http://qceservices.quezoncity.gov.ph

*For Pangkabuhayang QC online application

Resources


QC-SBCDPO Citizen’s Charter 2022

Last updated on April 6th, 2022