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SCORE San Francisco
Serving San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin counties

We provide free one-on-one business counseling in San Mateo, San Francisco, and Marin counties. We also conduct workshops for both start-up entrepreneurs and seasoned small business owners.

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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. 

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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. 

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Becoming Grant-Ready 230209

Becoming Grant-Ready is the process of positioning and preparing your organization to apply for and receive grant funding by initiating a series of deliberate steps. The good news is this process doesn’t require a long period of time! In fact, during this training workshop, we’ll discuss many activities that can be done within a few hours to a few weeks!


At the conclusion of the training workshop, you should be able to:

  • Document 12 actions that you can do within 90 days to polish and brand your organization so that you are positioned and ready for funding.
  • Determine what grant funders look for



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(415) 764-4964

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