Don't Face Your Business Challenges Alone!

We'll listen to your business challenges, analyze opportunities and offer business coaching. For free! We have over 70 mentors locally and hundreds of email mentors nationally who've "been there, done that". We know what you are going through!

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National Hispanic Heritage Month


From Sept 15 - Oct 15, is a time to celebrate and appreciate Hispanic-owned businesses across the nation. Hispanic-owned small businesses have grown 34% over the last 10 years – and show no signs of slowing down. Even with the growth and accelerating impact, Hispanic business owners face very real challenges.

SCORE is committed to helping all entrepreneurs succeed.

Visit our SCORE For All Hispanic Entrepreneurs Hub →

Lifelong Learning Matters

Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE St. Louis offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

Find Your Mentor Today

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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse the Library

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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

Upcoming Online Webinars

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How to Start and Manage a Nonprofit Organization: 10/8/2022

October 8, 2022, 10:00am CDT
Zoom meeting

Interested in starting your own nonprofit organization? Join this workshop to learn the basic steps to open a 501c3 and the basics of fundraising. (Duration 1.5 hours)

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Digital Marketing Basics: 10/11/2022

October 11, 2022, 6:00pm CDT
Zoom meeting

If you are new to Digital Marketing or just need a refresher, this fast-paced lunch-n-learn will help you get started to promote your business on the Internet. (Duration 1 hour)

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QuickBooks: Banking Transactions Allocation & The Chart of Accounts: 10/13/2022

October 13, 2022, 8:30am CDT
Zoom meeting

QuickBooks is known for its automation function of banking transactions that helps in making transaction posting easy and quick. (Duration 1 hour)

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How to Start and Manage a Nonprofit Organization - Part 2: 10/15/2022

October 15, 2022, 10:00am CDT
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This is the 2nd part of a 3 part series of workshops on Nonprofit organizations. Are you interested in starting your own nonprofit organization? Join this workshop to learn the...

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Startup 101: 10/19/2022

October 19, 2022, 12:00pm CDT
Zoom Meeting

You have a great idea for a startup business, but where do you begin?! This fast-paced lunch n learn will help you on your way. (Duration 1 hour)

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Website Planning 101: 10/25/2022

October 25, 2022, 12:00pm CDT
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Ready for a new website? Whether you're building it yourself or you decide to work with a pro, getting organized is the key to your website's success! (Duration 1 hour)

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Fund Development for Nonprofits: Am I Ready?: 11/7/2022

November 7, 2022, 12:00pm CST
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This workshop will address the foundational principles of effective fund development. Keys to successful development efforts include a compelling case for support, strong...

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SBA Loans for Start-Ups: 11/7/2022

November 7, 2022, 6:00pm CST
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Join us for an in-depth look at how to be considered and prepare for a SBA loan for a start-up business. Mark this date and join us to learn about the SBA loan process for...

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Franchising for Veterans and all their Friends: 11/8/2022

November 8, 2022, 6:00pm CST
Zoom meeting

Learn about the opportunities that exist for you in the world of franchising. This workshop will feature a concise review of franchising today and help you determine if...

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A Pathway to Small Business Financing... Are YOU Ready?: 11/9/2022

November 9, 2022, 6:00pm CST
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This workshop will discuss the necessary steps required for a small business to ultimately qualify for mainstream financing. An emphasis will include building credit scores,...

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Expert Funding Panel Answers All YOUR Questions: 11/10/2022

November 10, 2022, 6:00pm CST
Zoom meeting

Come join us for an engaging Q&A on Funding your business start-up, including SBA Loans, Micro Community Loans, Grants, Franchising and other experts. Score hosts talented...

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Volunteer with SCORE St. Louis

Give back to small businesses

Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

Apply Today!

 

SCORE for All

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. 

Visit SCORE for All

 

SCORE St. Louis awarded the 2020 Platinum Chapter Excellence Award

SCORE St. Louis awarded 2020 Platinum Chapter Excellence Award. Our chapter's excellence is a reflection of our volunteers and the clients we've served. Our volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges. We look forward to continuing our upward trend in serving small business owners and founders in our communities.

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Meet Our Sponsors

Commerce Bank
Fontbonne University
Frannet
Insperity
St. Louis County Library
Small Business Administration
Midland States Bank
Small Business Monthly
Saint Louis Bank

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Mentors Toolkit

The SCORE St. Louis team gathered various business resources for you to sort through. Varying topics such as: New Member Resources, Client Resources, Starting a New Business, Business Plans, and Chapter Roster Experience.

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