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SCORE Fairfield County
Serving Southwestern Connecticut

SCORE Fairfield County offers FREE business mentoring and workshops from experienced advisors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives with diverse industry experience and specialties to help small business owners start, develop and grow their business.

Connect With a SCORE Mentor Attend A Free Workshop/Webinar
3-part Series | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm | Wilton Library

Simple Steps to a Well-Run Business

Owning and operating a small business is often called a “labor of love.” At times it can be overwhelming or frustrating, but it can also be incredibly rewarding.

Take a little time from "working in" your business to strategize or "work on" your business. This special series of three in-person workshops will help you focus on the most important aspects of success.

Learn More & Register for Each Part of the Series

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SCORE Fairfield County Showcase:
Westport-Based Windowful Creations pairs up with SCORE Fairfield County!

The challenges of starting a business are immense.  When navigating the many challenges of a new business, advice from somebody who has been through it all before becomes invaluable. And that’s where SCORE comes in! Learn more about how SCORE Fairfield paired with Rakesh Chandra, the founder of the Westport-based Windowful Creations.

Learn more!
Small Business Success Starts with SCORE Mentorship

Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month


AANHPI Heritage Month celebrates the culture, traditions and history of Asian-American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) in the US. SCORE is dedicated to helping AANHPI entrepreneurs achieve their business goals. Be sure to check out the AANHPI Entrepreneurs Hub for content and webinars created especially for AANHPI business owners.

SCORE has the resources you need to achieve success, like Den Bisema, founder of AnnaCalisa. "With the guidance and resources provided by SCORE, - I was able to expand my business avenues, develop effective strategies, and strengthen my networking with other small businesses and independent crafters." Read more about her story >>

View Resources for AANHPI Entrepreneurs

Here's What Our Clients Say About How A Score Mentor Can Help Your Business!

Our mentors work with business owners and people working on starting a business. We embrace a diverse business community and welcome all to utilize our services. SCORE's services are always free, no matter how much assistance you need.

Get Started with Your FREE Mentor today!
Bill Pressley Receiving an award.
Business Advocate of the Year

At its December 9th Annual Awards Ceremony, the Southern CT Black Chamber of Commerce recognized our chapter as the Business Advocate of the Year. Besides the plaque recognizing the chapter, the chapter received congratulatory citations from the City of Bridgeport, the office of Senator Richard Blumenthal, and the office of Congressman Jim Himes. 

Thanks to Bill Pressley, our Co-Chair, Fairfield County SCORE, and the Black Chamber have been partners for about 5 years in doing in-person workshops.

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
Become a Volunteer

Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs. We're looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates. 

Become a Volunteer

Entrepreneurs Succeed With Score Mentors

Get to know our mentors. They represent a broad range of business experience, knowledge, and skills. They're ready to help you on your business journey.

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Mentor of the Month

Diane Winston

Mentor of the Month

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Mentor of the Month

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Mentor of the Month

Headshot of Barbara (Bobbi) Williams

Mentor of the Month

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Mentor of the Month

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Mentor of the Month

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Mentor of the Month

Volunteer of the Year 2022

National Leadership Award

National Leadership Award

Upcoming Events
Jun 5: Simple Steps to a Well-Run Business - Navigate

In-person at Wilton Library. The second session of this workshop series will be focused on the business life cycle, which will involve determining the phase your business is in and how to develop a strategy for that particular phase.

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