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SCORE Kansas City
Free Business Mentoring in the Greater Kansas City, MO area.

Our expanded service area includes Johnson and Wyandotte Counties, Kansas and Columbia and the Lake of the Ozarks region in MO.

In the past year this SCORE chapter's volunteers served over 7000 clients with our free and confidential mentoring and education services. SCORE's Mission is to help you achieve your business goals.

Get Started, Find Your Mentor!

SCORE 2023 Impact


New Businesses Started

New Businesses


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Amazon Seller Success Series 2024

Sponsored by Amazon

Unlock the secrets to Amazon selling success with our free webinar series. Learn everything from setting up your seller account to advanced growth strategies, directly from Amazon experts. Perfect for new & existing sellers aiming to boost their business on Amazon. 

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Save the date-2024 Acce$$ to Money is Friday May 31

"Acce$$ to Money"- 2024 Registration Now Open!

SCORE Kansas City presents the 2024 Acce$$ to Money Event.

Getting ready to seek a loan or investment into your new or existing business? SCORE’s Acce$$ to Money will answer your questions on funding your business with over 30 entrepreneurial and finance experts from the Greater Kansas City metro.

Get inspired by 3 Keynote Speakers, 5 panel discussions, 6 interactive workshops, and 3 levels of pitch competitions facilitated by more than 30 experts in the local entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Online Event | May 30th, 2024, 9:00 AM CST

Everything HR

This WEBINAR session, led by Pamela Rosterman, explores workable strategies to help you manage HR at your business with a step-by-step guide. It helps prepare you before you make your first hire. Learn how to navigate the challenges ranging from discrimination and wrongful termination to harassment and employee paperwork.

Key Takeaways:

  • Explore why business leaders fail and how to avoid the pitfalls
  • How to decide when to make your first hires
  • Learn how to better implement and track key HR objectives
  • How to set behavioral expectations and audit performance
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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
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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. 

Visit 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. 

Become a Volunteer
Upcoming Events
2024/05/30 - Everything HR - for new and existing businesses

Explore Human Resource needs & issues before you hire your first employee or contract worker. Local expert Pamela Rosterman, HR Manager, will help you understand important HR issues & to manage your current & future employees more effectively.

2024/05/31 - Acce$$ to Money 2024

Seeking a loan or investment for your new or existing business? SCORE’s Access to Money will answer your questions & introduce you to resources in the KC Metro. Whether just exploring options or ready to seek substantial funds, this event is for you!

2024/06/06 - Business Credit

Are you over-extending your personal credit to fund your business, and watching your personal credit scores decrease?


SCORE Kansas City Annual Appreciation Lunch


SCORE Kansas City Annual Appreciation lunch for SCORE volunteers and community partners was held Friday, November 17, 2023 with over 90 attendees composed of SCORE Volunteers, Community Partners, and SCORE mentor clients.


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UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave Suite 101
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-6675

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