SCORE 2002 Annual Reports Now Available

The FY00 SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” Annual Report is now available. This report, Making the Connection From Idea to IPO, is a comprehensive report of all 2000 SCORE services. This year’s report also profiles seven small businesses that attribute their success to SCORE business counseling and mentoring. The profiled SCORE success stories were selected from seven different states.

Email counseling continued to be the fastest growing SCORE service in 2000. Email counseling was first introduced on the SCORE Small Business Web Site ( in 1997 and represents roughly 27.5 percent of SCORE’s total counseling sessions. Since its start, 172,743 email counseling sessions have been conducted. In 2000, more than 75,000 email counseling sessions were conducted. Nearly 800 SCORE business counselors offer their business guidance through email.

2000 statistics about SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business”
  • 11,500 SCORE Business Counselors
  • 389 SCORE Chapters Nationwide
  • 1,297,669 Total Volunteer Hours


To receive a copy of this FY00 report please email SCORE at