Raleigh SCORE

Raleigh SCORE is dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and encouraging the formation, growth and success of small business by providing outstanding, FREE counseling and low cost educational workshops to start-ups and small businesses in Wake & Durham counties.  We can help with organization, finances, marketing, sales, and operations.  Scheduled appointments and walk-ins are available at seven convenient business counseling locations around Raleigh.  

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Check out the Raleigh SCORE Blog for Small Business tips.

Raleigh SCORE now offers mentoring in our branch in Rocky Mount providing a convenient location for clients in the Upper Coastal Plains area (Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson, Halifax and Northampton counties).  Clients in this area should continue by going to the "Request a Meeting" button on this page.  

Now mentoring in Apex Chamber of Commerce.

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at our chapter locations, at the client's place of business, by telephone or via email.

Meet our mentors: Bill Zinno and Terri Craig

Register for free counseling by clicking one of the "Request a Meeting" buttons on this website.

Go to our CONNECT tab to see opportunities for Raleigh SCORE counseling.

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.


With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.