We provide FREE, confidential counseling to small businesses as a volunteer organization of working and retired business owners, professionals, and executives with experience in all aspects of business management.
Wild Harmony Farm, is located in Exeter, RI.
It is a regenerative, organic livestock farm dedicated to humanely raising livestock with a focus on environmental stewardship. Wild Harmony Farm offers certified organic, pasture-raised pork, 100% grass-fed beef, and pasture-raised chicken. Our mission includes sharing our methods and findings with fellow farmers and fostering a workplace where staff is encouraged to find work-life balance. Working with our SCORE mentor has positively affected our business by giving us access to a network of professionals that can help with any aspect of our business. This assistance has made Wild Harmony Farm more profitable, efficient, and even more fun to run.
Learn more about us at wildharmonyfarm.com.
Providence, RI: Oceanside Medical owner Kristina E. McAteer, MD has been awarded the 2023 Joseph G.E. Knight Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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.
LinkedIn Essentials is the practical instruction SCORE MENTORS need to start making the most of social media and help their clients grow their businesses!
A differentiated marketing strategy is a cornerstone to creating a competitive market position. Identifying your differentiation, target market, and value proposition is the foundation to a good business plan.
SCORE Rhode Island earns Northeast Region Chapter of the Year Again in 2021
SCORE has named Rhode Island as the Northeast Region Chapter of the Year for the second year in a row in 2021, recognizing the chapter's commitment to outstanding service in helping entrepreneurs start and grow businesses in the past year. The chapter achieved success by focusing on the needs of their small business clients, partnering with more than 30 other organizations in the community, and achieving one of the highest market penetrations and client satisfaction ratings in the country.
SCORE RI and SCORE Mentor Bill Cunningham Receive Congressional Recognition
SCORE Rhode Island was recognized this year for the 2022 Small Business Administration (SBA) District Director’s Award by US Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed and US Representatives David Cicilline and James Langevin. SCORE RI was also recognized by Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea, Treasurer Seth Magaziner, and Governor Dan McKee. Score Rhode Island mentor Bill Cunningham was similarly recognized for his award of the Rhode Island SBA Financial Services Champion. The recognitions took place at an SBA hosted awards event, at a Congressional breakfast, and at an appearance before the Rhode Island House of Representatives.
SCORE Rhode Island Earns Prestigious “Diamond Leadership Award”
The national office of SCORE, “Mentors to America’s Small Business,” has honored SCORE Rhode Island with the “Diamond Leadership Award” for outstanding performance in 2020. Less than 10% of the 330+ SCORE chapters across the United States are bestowed this highest recognition for service and operations excellence. Additionally, in order to be considered a Diamond chapter, you have to have been awarded as a Platinum level 5 years in a row.