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SCORE Fort Worth
Free Business Mentoring and Educational Opportunities across Tarrant County

The mission of SCORE Fort Worth is to provide free business mentoring and coaching to existing and emerging businesses in Fort Worth and other North Texas cities. 

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IN-PERSON | Sept 19th | 9AM - 3PM

6th Annual Women’s Business Forum

Join us for an exceptional day of insights and celebration at our IGNITE! 2024 Women’s Business Forum in DFW. Experience game-changing business information, expert strategies, and valuable opportunities crafted for women entrepreneurs. Celebrate the achievements and success of business owners and honor nominees with our prestigious awards.


Rural Entrepreneurs Month

Rural Entrepreneurship Month celebrates the achievements of America's rural business owners. Rural entrepreneurs and their communities have faced unique challenges over the years, from limited access to resources to geographic isolation. SCORE is renewing our commitment to being part of the solution for these resilient business owners. We're here to give you the tools to meet and overcome any business challenge so that you can succeed in your rural enterprise.

Be sure to check out the Rural Entrepreneurs Hub for content and webinars created especially for rural business owners and SCORE success stories of thriving rural businesses like 4 Hill Farms!

Visit the Rural Entrepreneurs Resource Hub
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Upcoming Events
Grant Writing

Strategic and specific grant writing helps align the identified needs of a nonprofit (and its clients) with funding sources, whether foundations, government agencies, corporations or individuals.

Whitlock Building Services Owners

Whitlock Building Services: Resilience and Strategic Growth

Whitlock Building Services (WBS) is a Grapevine, Texas-based, family owned and run, building services company who has been in business over 15 years. The principals, Regina Whitlock (CEO) and Bruce Whitlock Sr (COO) began the company providing residential cleaning services in their local area. As their client list grew (as well as their business acumen) they used their former career corporate training to pivot their target market more towards Construction Cleaning Services and eventually added Commercial Building Services. Along the way, their organization gradually grew to over 150 employees. As their client list, employee base and their catalog of services grew, their top line revenue increased, too.

The Whitlock's engaged a SCORE Mentor in May of 2020. This was a fragile time for small businesses due to the COVID pandemic. This didn’t stop the creativity of WBS. They quickly realized that they would need to pivot, once again, to serve their target market - they became COVID Certified (Global Biorisk Advisory Council, a division of ISSA—The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association). This move became the catalyst for their survival and eventual growth spurt during 2021 and 2022.

The SCORE Mentor met with Regina and her Sales Department and organized regularly scheduled “Funnel and Forecast Review” meetings to put focus on Sales’ metrics (Funnel and Sales growth). The SCORE Mentor also spent time with the WBS principals to create a 5 year Strategic Plan, creating business goals for the 1, 3, and 5 year views. WBS’ success as a small business has been based on the Whitlock’s openness to accept input and help from outside resources, their core commitment to customer satisfaction and their commitment to their employees.

SCORE Fort Worth SBA Award Highlights

An excellent event! Thanks to all who came to support the small business awardees!

We are thrilled to share the highlights from the SBA Awards Luncheon, where we celebrated the incredible achievements of our small business community. This event was a testament to the dedication, hard work, and innovation that our awardees have demonstrated.

A special thank you to everyone who attended and made this event a success. Your support and encouragement are invaluable to the growth and success of small businesses in our community. We look forward to continuing to celebrate and support these entrepreneurs in their future endeavors.

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Help SCORE Fort Worth help small businesses succeed- Donate today! When filling out the donation form, be sure to select "IHelp SCORE Fort Worth help small businesses succeed- Donate today! When filling out the donation form, be sure to select "I'd like to support my local chapter" and choosing: "TX- Fort Worth 120"

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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. 

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Impact Your Community

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. 

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