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  • SCORE provides free confidential business advice through their network of 10,000 volunteer business experts in 350 chapters across the country
  • They have an extensive library covering numerous topics related to opening, managing, and closing a small business
  • They also offer free live business webinars which are archived on
  • If you’re looking for answers or solutions to specific questions, SCORE may be your first stop.


SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow, and achieve their goals. Since 1964, SCORE has provided education and mentorship to more than 11 million entrepreneurs.

With a network of more than 10,000 volunteers, SCORE can match entrepreneurs with business experts who can assist them. These meetings can be done remotely or face-to-face through a local chapter.

SCORE also offers webinars, workshops, and other events on topics affecting small businesses. The organization also maintains an extensive resource library with articles, videos, infographics, business templates, and more.

Who’s it for?

SCORE can assist all entrepreneurs, whether they are starting, expanding, or closing a business.



To foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education.

Resources & Services


  • Find a Mentor – search for local mentors by ZIP code; remote mentoring is also available
  • Browse Mentor Profiles – search a mentor suitable for your business questions and needs


  • Take a Workshop – free live and recorded webinars and interactive courses on demand on small business topics. Users can filter these webinars and courses using business stage, topic, format, entrepreneurs type, and industry
  • Live and Recorded Webinars – weekly live and recorded webinars on small business tips and strategies
  • Courses on Demand – learn about various small business topics at your own pace
  • Local Workshops and Events – find your local chapter to register for workshops or events


  • Browse the Library – business templates, E-guides, checklists, videos and more. Users can also filter these sources by business stage, topic, format, entrepreneur type, and industry
  • Small Business Resilience Hub – help entrepreneurs facing COVID-19 through mentoring, training, and relative resources



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