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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!
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In-Person | June 5th

Access to Money

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.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

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
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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
2023/09/27 - Business Financial Literacy

You will get high level exposure to the three primary financial statements (Income Statement or P & L, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet), as well as a hands-on illustration of the impact of raising prices, reducing costs and increasing sales volume.

2023/09/28 - Business Planning Tools

Fail to Plan? Plan to Fail! Use an easy, visual tool to plan! Entrepreneurs just starting, existing businesses adding products or services, or industries undergoing significant change can all use these easy visual tools to assist in planning.

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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.
Register Now!

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.

Learn More About Our Impact & Awards
UMKC Innovation Center 4747 Troost Ave Suite 101
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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