The path to small business success is different for every entrepreneur. For some, access to small business funding and key resources is challenging. For others, increasing business knowledge is the key to success. Whatever the needs, SCORE offers free mentoring, education, and resources to make the path to success easier and more direct.
We've developed these resource hubs to speak to the needs of different entrepreneurs. If you don't see the specific resources you need, we encourage you to connect with a mentor who can provide personalized expertise based on your unique needs and challenges.
Black entrepreneurs have a rich history as successful small business owners. Resources for black entrepreneurs range from start-up materials to finance and funding resources.
Women entrepreneurs are a growing part of the U.S. economy. SCORE offers women entrepreneurs key resources to build on their strengths and provide new avenues to success.
Small businesses with fewer than 50 employees provide 42% of all jobs in rural America. Although rural entrepreneurs face challenges, rural communities are becoming more diverse and innovative, which is good news for small business owners.
Military veterans find successful second or third careers through small business ownership. SCORE resources help veterans capitalize on their military experience with complementary small business resources.
Hispanic small businesses are an integral part of the U.S. small business economy. Find resources in both English and Spanish to support current Hispanic business owners and further Hispanic entrepreneurs.
Asian-American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) own one in 10 American businesses. Highly reliant on self and community, their work ethic produces the highest average small business receipts of any ethnic group.