Small Business Help From SCORE

SCORE has the largest network of free volunteer small business mentors in the nation. No matter what stage your business is at SCORE has a mentor for you. Easily request a mentor to help you start, grow, or transition your business today!

National Small Business Week Virtual Summit

Watch Recordings from the Virtual Summit

Business owners and entrepreneurs across the country heard from experts and professional leaders from all industries during National Small Business Week. This free virtual summit had 22 educational sessions, with an emphasis on small business resilience through unexpected circumstances. You can still watch the OnDemand recordings of these thought-provoking and meaningful sessions.

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Woman using computer laptop on wood desk. Online live chat chatting on application communication digital media website and social networkGet Your Business Questions Answered 

The quickest way to get reliable answers to your small business questions is through a SCORE mentor. In addition to requesting a full-time mentor, you can ask mentors questions through our LiveChat at any time. 

Through Mentor LiveChat, you can easily access popular resources or talk to a mentor live about your questions.


SCORE for All

SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

Visit SCORE for All


SCORE Small Business Resilience Hub

We know that disasters and economic downturns bring unprecedented challenges. But what if the obstacle you are experiencing right now is your opportunity to grow stronger and more successful than you’ve ever been? What if you could do more than just survive? What if you could thrive?

Our Resilience Hub offers training, resources, and remote mentoring to help your small business adapt and succeed.

Visit the Resilience Hub

SBA Funding Options

The Small Business Administration has several different funding programs for businesses that suffered setbacks as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Stay up-to-date with deadlines, when application portals open, and other relevant information all in one convenient location. 

SBA Funding Opportunities

Grow with Google Digital Readiness Series

SCORE has partnered with Grow with Google to bring you a Digital Readiness Series. By completing this course you will receive a completion certificate from Google! Through video and on-demand classes you can go through this series at your own pace and schedule. After finishing these courses you'll possess all the knowledge you need to launch and grow your business on a digital platform. 

Take the Series

Volunteer with SCORE

Give back to small business:
Volunteer with SCORE

Small businesses need help now more than ever. As small business communities recover, you can be a part of helping them return as prosperous and thriving establishments in your local community. New startup businesses are also springing up. Join SCORE’s volunteer force to be part of helping small businesses start, grow and thrive.

Apply Today!


Do you need help starting or growing your business?

Use one of the options below to find your mentor:

SCORE offers live & recorded webinars & interactive courses on demand.

Browse all workshops, and sign up today:

Live Webinars

SCORE hosts free, LIVE webinars every week on small business tips and strategies. See our upcoming offerings. Read more

Recorded Webinars

Did you miss a SCORE live webinar? They are available to watch on-demand at your convenience. Read more

Courses on Demand

Our on-demand classes allow you to learn at your own pace on a variety of small business topics. Read more

Help Small Businesses Thrive

Our amazing team of volunteer mentors has helped entrepreneurs navigate through all stages of their businesses, especially through difficult times. This is a great chance to give back to your community during these unprecedented challenges.

Share your talents and expertise to help small businesses turn obstacles into opportunities for growth.

Become a SCORE volunteer

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