Without a plan in place, you could potentially waste thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours trying to grow your business.
SCORE Mentors are experienced entrepreneurs & professionals who volunteer their experience & knowledge to help small business professionals start & grow businesses. We offer free, confidential business advice, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous business templates & tools.
SCORE Grand Strand and Pee Dee helped Lauren Clever in starting her new business, Casa Di Clever, by providing her with a vast amount of information and expertise. With the assistance of SCORE, Lauren was able to make the right decisions and gain the confidence to become a successful small business owner, launching her business, The Bougie Foodie, on October 6th.
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with SCORE!
Over the past decade, Hispanic-owned small businesses have made a significant impact, boasting a 34% growth rate and contributing a remarkable $500 billion to the U.S. economy. Yet, amidst this impressive growth, Hispanic business owners face genuine challenges.
But you don't have to navigate these challenges alone. SCORE is here to support you. We've been instrumental in helping countless Hispanic entrepreneurs find success in their small businesses. Just ask Sandra Vazquez, Owner & Operator of SWT Fitness, who said, "SCORE helped me develop the roadmap I needed to secure funding and expand my gym into a prime retail location."
Discover how SCORE has empowered small business owners like Sandra to start and grow their enterprises. Your business could be the next success story we celebrate!Visit the Hispanic Entrepreneurs Hub
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.
SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All.
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.
SCORE Clients' Success Shines!
SCORE, Grand Strand & Pee Dee Chapter, receives over 60 requests for mentoring every month. There are many great business ideas coming across our desks and computer screens every day. And we LOVE it!
Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever.
We'd love to talk to you about mentoring volunteer opportunities with our SCORE chapter. We help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs.