This IN PERSON workshop focuses on testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start up success.
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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The June 5 Event was a great success with 200 people in attendance at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center. Thank you to our Community partners, Event participants,and all attendees. Congratulations to the Pitch contest winners. Great thanks to our special funding from SCORE and Sunflower Bank.Learn More
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.
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.
Explore Human Resource needs & issues before you hire your first employee or contract worker. Local expert Pamela Rosterman, HR Manager at Lever1, will help you understand important HR issues & to manage your current & future employees more effectively.
This IN PERSON workshop will introduce you to the concept of strategic planning & the important role it can play in helping your organization develop priorities & goals to better accomplish your mission.
Grant Prep Boot Camp Workshop
In three hours, you will learn how to research, prepare, write and apply for grants. At the end of this webinar, 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.
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.