What’s SCORE?

Basically SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is a worldwide organization of over 12,000 experienced business advisors. It’s been affiliated with the U.S, Small Business Administration for forty years. But more important---

SCORE offers you FREE business counseling by men and women who have had successful careers as executives or business owners. Your counselors meet with you personally, confidentially---and as frequently as necessary to define and analyze your problems; then help YOU find the solutions.

How SCORE Can Assist You?

Here are just a few of the ways SCORE counselors are helping thousands of business entrepreneurs like you:

  • Reviewing alternative ways to secure financing
  • Acting as a “sounding board” for ideas and concerns
  • Providing guidance on where and how to obtain assistance and data
  • Suggesting marketing, promotional and sales approaches
  • Resolving organizational and staffing issues


What You Can Expect From Your Local SCORE Chapter

  • Personal counseling and mentoring at the SCORE office, your premises, or elsewhere.
    • Also offered are workshops on business start-ups and other topics critical to growing a company.
  • The respect and confidential advice of professional business men and women.
  • Practical ideas from people “who have been there” and made a success of it.
  • Counselors who are experts or have access to experts on most business issues
  • Non-confrontational discussions---like talking to trusted friends and family.