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Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Grand Forks to Start & Grow Your Small Business.
A Partnership Focused on Making You More Successful

No matter where you are on your entrepreneurial journey, our SCORE mentors are ready to assist. SCORE Grand Forks mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your small business.

Let us do the matching for you.

Enter your zip code below and fill out the mentoring request form. We will pair you with a mentor and assist you in setting up a free mentoring appointment.

Five Simple Steps to SCORE Mentoring:

Step 1 - Identify your business question

Identify your small business needs and desired support.

Step 2 - Search for a mentor, or let your local chapter pair you with a mentor

Request a SCORE Mentor as your advisor to small business success.

Step 3 - Submit a mentoring request to share your business question with an expert.

Schedule a mentoring session with your assigned SCORE mentor

Step 4 - Start working on your business goals with help from your mentor.

Set goals for your small business with guidance from your SCORE mentor.

Step 5 - Continue working with your mentor throughout the life of your business.

Work with your SCORE mentor through the life of your business.

Our Mentors

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Hoping to get an opportunity to develop new skills or build on existing experience and knowledge...

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As an avid entrepreneur and inventor, I am passionate about giving back and encouraging those that...

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Owned a construction and development company Owned a trucking and brokerage company with dispatcher...

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Business Plan, Customer Relations, Marketing Research, Government Contracting, or just brainstorming...

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Basic start-up registrations with Sec'y of State, State Tax Dept., IRS, etc.
Importance of a BAIL...

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Owned and operated a locally owned chain of 12 stores -- convenience stores and car washes. Employed...

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Business Plan; Management & Operations; Nonprofit background

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Steve has been a SCORE member since April of 2015. He served as chair of the GF SCORE group (2016 –...

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My particular area of expertise lies in both Hospitality / Food and Beverage Management and Culinary...

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Information Technology, Cash Flow Business plan

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Mr Bulie has extensive experience in taxation, business start up, insurance, and accounting. He is a...

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My entrepreneurial experience began 50 years ago starting, operating, and growing a full service...

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A results-oriented professional who sees all projects to successful completion using excellent...

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Worked for 38 years as owner/partner in a Civil Engineering consulting firm doing work in Minnesota...

Entrepreneurs Succeed with SCORE Mentors

What is better than one very passionate, forward-thinking entrepreneur working to make a business highly successful? How about two very passionate, forward-thinking entrepreneurs working on your business ownership goals? That is what SCORE offers to all small business owners: mentors who work alongside entrepreneurs to realize their small business ownership dreams.

See how SCORE mentors have made a difference for other small business owners like you.

Beverly Doody and Keisha Finnie
SCORE Success Story: Keisha Finnie Art
Beverley was the sweetest woman from the day we met. She found the proper help of a co-mentor to set me up with the tax credentials I needed at that time.
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Colin was introduced to SCORE after drafting a business plan and visiting the Small Business Administration (SBA).
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SCORE Success Story: Front Porch Baking
"Working with my mentor provided and continues to provide me with an outsider outlook on my business who can always show me the objectives and be a sounding board to problem solve."
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