"SCORE was recommended by a colleague who experienced the vast amount of resources offered by industry-experienced mentors at no cost to his company. It's almost like having a board of advisors from day one of your business." - Christopher Gauthier
"Jim's background as an accountant and a business owner was essential to revamping our business plan and improving our communication with investors and banks. He introduced us to SCORE mentor Deborah Newkerk, who worked with us to give our client presentation a well-deserved upgrade and clear message.
Don't hesitate to reach out for a SCORE mentor!" -Christopher Gauthier
March 3 Deadline: PPP and EIDL Loans Hardship Relief Ending
Avoid default, apply for forgiveness and secure hardship plans.
The SBA's 60-day grace period for PPP and COVID EIDL loan defaulters ends March 3, 2024. Act now to apply for loan forgiveness or hardship plans, avoid severe penalties and safeguard your business's credit and future financial support.
Join us for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit
April 30 - May 1, 2024
Join our free, two-day virtual summit featuring access to federal resources, educational workshops, and networking to help our nation’s entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses in the face of any challenge.
SCORE hosts free, LIVE webinars on small business tips and strategies. See the list of upcoming events.
Find low or no-cost business training in your community to help start or grow your small business.
Did you miss a live webinar? They are available to watch on-demand at your convenience.
SCORE's on-demand courses allow you to learn about various small business topics at your own pace.
Leverage these free templates and resources to propel your business toward success, while complementing your journey with the guidance of a SCORE Mentor, ensuring a well-rounded strategy for achieving your business goals. With the right tools and expert guidance, your business can thrive and reach new heights.
SCORE for All is the bridge that makes the journey to success more direct and sure-footed for entrepreneurs who need more support.
SCORE has built a comprehensive collection of educational materials to address the specific challenges that Black business owners face in today’s world.
Download our easy-to-use business planning, finance, sales, marketing, and management templates to help you plan for a new business or grow your existing business.
The Startup Roadmap outlines each step in starting a business with detailed information and resources. And with SCORE, you don’t have to do it alone.
In celebration of Black History Month, SCORE reaffirms its dedication to empowering Black entrepreneurs. Understanding the unique challenges faced by Black small business owners, SCORE is actively working to bridge the opportunity gap. With a commitment to action and providing essential tools, SCORE's Black Entrepreneurs resource hub is tailored to support and guide you from start to success. Join us in this journey of growth and achievement.
Have a quick business question and need it right away? You can use our online chat to connect 1:1 with a mentor. Simply click on the chat bubble that appears on the bottom of every page. Chat mentors are available:
Mon & Wed 9 am - 5 pm ET.
Tues & Thurs 2 - 5 pm ET.
"My sessions with Bob have also served as a great source of motivation and inspiration to continue striving for excellence in all aspects of my business. Words cannot express how grateful I am for SCORE, their amazing mentors and resources." - Viviane Gontijo, Vivilicious Chocolates
SCORE Rockland mentor Robert Janesak has been the essential ingredient in Vivalicious Chocolates' success story, providing invaluable guidance from LLC formation to sales strategies. Collaborate with SCORE mentors like him to navigate your business journey, ensuring growth and success.