Get Free Expert Help to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

Our volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses. We offer free business advice, business training, and numerous templates & tools.

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Help your Community Thrive

Small businesses are essential to the economy, and many new founders and owners are looking for guidance, especially during these trying times.

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SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES!

Small businesses need help now more than ever. As small business communities recover, you can be a part of helping them return as prosperous and thriving establishments in your local community. Join SCORE Mississippi's volunteer force to be part of helping small businesses start, grow and thrive. LEARN MORE >>

SCORE Mississippi Mentoring Statistics 2020

THE NEXT SUCCESS COULD BE YOURS!

In 2020, SCORE Mississippi mentors helped start 50 new businesses, create 202 new jobs and provided 896 chapter services including mentoring sessions provided and workshop attendees. Get started on your business journey and find your mentor today! LEARN MORE >>

We’re Here for The Life of Your Business.

The path to success is through education, that’s why SCORE Mississippi offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

Free Business Mentoring

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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. Our mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Webinar

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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. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

Business Resources

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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.

At SCORE, it is our responsibility and our privilege to engage, educate, and empower all entrepreneurs and business owners.

We believe that anyone can start a small business with the right support—but we also know that the road is harder for some than others. SCORE Mississippi offers small business support for everyone. We are deeply committed to championing an inclusive culture in which everyone is represented and every voice is heard. When we give space to these diverse ideas and perspectives, we build stronger communities.

SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs

Right now, Black entrepreneurs are facing unique barriers to business success.

At SCORE, we’re working to change that by removing those obstacles and providing Black small business owners with access to personalized support. That’s why we created SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs: to meet you where you are and get you where you want to go.

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Women Entrepreneurs

SCORE is here to help women small business owners.

SCORE is here to help you fulfill your business ownership goals and achieve greater success. Along with resources and tools created especially for women entrepreneurs, SCORE offers free business mentors. SCORE mentors, many of them successful women small business owners in their own right, are ready to help you achieve your business goals.

Veteran Entrepreneurs

Veteran business owners play a significant role in the US economy.

In 2016, the US Census Bureau reported that veterans own a whopping 7.5% of small businesses in the US – that’s 405,235 businesses out of 5.4 million nationwide! SCORE  has compiled resources that will help veterans start or grow their businesses.

Hispanic Entrepreneurs

Hispanic entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing group of business owners in the U.S. 

With the advice of SCORE mentors and Hispanic business leaders we have collected educational content, and online workshops to give you all the assistance you need to reach your goals. Remember, a helping hand is just a click away.