Foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education.
SCORE, America's premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses, is a nonprofit resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 11 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE's over 10,000 volunteer business experts provide hundreds of thousands of free small business mentoring sessions and local/online educational services to clients at all points of their business life cycle through over 300 chapters nationwide. In 2019, SCORE volunteer business experts provided 4.9+ million hours to help start more than 29,681 small businesses and support the creation of a total of 97,387 jobs.