SCORE® "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. SCORE® is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
SCORE® is headquartered in Herndon, VA and Washington, DC and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with 12,400 volunteers nationwide. Both working and retired executives and business owners donate time and expertise as business counselors. SCORE® was founded in 1964.
We are America's premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs. Get biz advice today.
SCORE Has Helped 8.5 Million Small Businesses
We've helped Vermont Teddy Bear, Vera Bradley Designs, Jelly Belly Candy. More successes.
How SCORE® Can Help You:
Mentoring advice 24/7
In Person Mentoring 364 offices.
Low-cost workshops nationwide.
"How to" articles and business templates.
Online workshops and learning.
SCORE®'s 12,400 volunteer counselors have more than 600 business skills. Volunteers are working or retired business owners, executives and corporate leaders who share their wisdom and lessons learned in business. Learn more about volunteering with SCORE®.
2009 Stevie Awards chooses SCORE® as the recipient of a donation at the American Business Awards ceremony
2009 Interactive Media Awards, Outstanding Achievement Award
2008 Best of Eland Award, Business Management Consultants
2006 Interactive Media Awards, Outstanding Achievement Award
2006 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence: SCORE Web Site & FY05 Annual Report
2005 Webby Award, Webby Worthy Site
2005 Award of Distinction, The Communicator Awards
2004 ASAE Summit Award, Association Excellence
2004 Silver Inkwell Award (IABC)
2004 Web Marketing Association Award
2003 USA Freedom Corps Award, Volunteerism
2003 Web Marketing Association Award
2003 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence: Web & Intranet Site
1997 Microsoft NW Best Practices for Counseling by Electronic Mail