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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.

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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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SCORE Kansas City's Impact on the Community

In 2021 the Kansas City chapter served over 10,000 clients through mentoring and workshops

SCORE Kansas City earns National Outstanding Diversity Award

The Kansas City chapter received the only national  SCORE diversity award for successfully executing a three-year plan to expand its volunteer base by recruiting more women into the chapter and into leadership roles. This program of Inclusion and Diversity resulted in the chapter moving from 19% female volunteers to 40% with women in key chapter leadership roles.

During this period, chapter services grew from 2700 to 7700 people served.

SCORE Kansas City earns District Chapter of the Year for KS/MO

This prestigious award recognizes the efforts of so many dedicated and hardworking volunteers that have devoted so much time to growing our presence in our community, serving our clients, and supporting SCORE's mission and vision.

SCORE Kansas City earns 2020 Regional Chapter of the Year for the Midwest Region

The chapter received this award for increasing its client services by 40% with  7700 people helped in 2020 with free mentoring and attendees to  100 local workshops. The chapter was an early adopter of moving it's services to virtual assistance and programming when Coviid hit in March 2020

Kansas City became the largest SCORE chapter in the Midwest Region in services provided.

SCORE Kansas City Achievements

This video presents SCORE Kansas City and it's accomplishments as of 2021. Speakers include Raymond Berger, SCORE Regional Vice President for the Midwest, and Karen Foelsch, Chapter Chair for SCORE Kansas City. The video celebrates the many accomplishments SCORE Kansas City achieved for Fiscal Year 2021 and recognizes the support of our volunteers and community partners.

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Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-6675

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Funded, in part, through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

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