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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


Total Jobs Created

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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. 

Learn More and Register
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June 21st, 2024 | 9-11 AM

Grant Prep Boot Camp Workshop

Attend this webinar learn how to research, prepare, write and apply for grants. At the end, you will be able to target and learn how to organize grants to further your mission.

Don’t worry if you don’t have access to the various fancy (and expensive) grant databases. We will show you how to:

  • Access grant information – for free!
  • Filter through 990 returns
  • Uncover names, and
  • Get around the “invite only” issue when determining fit.
Learn More and Register
Grant Writing
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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
Learn More

This Month at SCORE


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National Safety Month

Visit Our Small Business Resilience Hub

At SCORE, we know that disasters, economic downturns, and catastrophic events can bring unprecedented challenges to your business. That is why we're committed to providing you with the resources to empower you to make the best decisions for your company.

Learn More & View Resources
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Featured Success Story

From Home-made Gin to Award-Winning Spirits: The Story of Two Fat Guys

Crafting award-winning, non-traditional gins with a twist of Montana spirit. Discover their journey from a birthday party in 2010 to tasting competition gold medals in 2021.

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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
2024/06/25 - Market Research

Do you understand your target market, who they are, and what their needs are?

Do you know what will attract their attention so they will buy your product or service?

Learn how in just 60 minutes!


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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