The SCORE Association,
headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a nonprofit association dedicated
to entrepreneurial education and the formation, growth and success of
small businesses nationwide. Our public service mission is to provide
face-to-face and email business counseling to help small businesses
evaluate plans, stabilize, grow, innovate and succeed.
SCORE is composed of 10,500 volunteer business mentors, both working
and retired, who counsel businesses from 389 chapter offices throughout
the country. SCORE volunteers hail from every facet of the business
community. Some have worked at large corporations such as Kodak, Xerox
and Boeing. Some have served in our military or worked for the local or
federal government. Others have spent years cultivating their own small
SCORE's mission is to assist small businesses grow and prosper through the use of knowledgeable business volunteers..