- We offer support such as: Free, unlimited counseling at our office, business site, over Internet or telephone — whatever works best for you.
- Excellent selection of free business workshops designed to give you the training and insight you need to thrive in today's market.
- Help with government information and resource material — SBA guarantee loans, alternate financing programs, grants and many more.
- Advanced low-cost workshops, local events and training — Quickbooks; Buying a business; Simple Steps to Start; business plans; + many more!
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years.
SCORE is a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. SCORE volunteers have the knowledge and experience to help any small business owner get the help they need. Our dedicated volunteers represent over 3,000 years of experience across 62 industries.
SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE provides resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.
Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide.