We're Here for the Life of Your Business

Raleigh SCORE is dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and encouraging the formation, growth, and success of small businesses by providing FREE counseling and low-cost educational workshops. 


Connect With Raleigh SCORE

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

Find a Mentor

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.

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New Entrepreneur Mentoring

So you want to be in business for yourself, an "Entrepreneur"? We can help you with any phase of your business: starting, growing, managing, financing, business development, lead... Read more

Existing Business Mentoring

Existing Business Mentoring (EBM) Large businesses have the financial resources to hire consultants when they need advice and/or counsel, if their internal staff does not have the... Read more

Speakers Bureau

The mission of the Raleigh SCORE's Speakers Bureau is to bring SCORE awareness and small business expertise to the community through no-charge speaking engagements.  Available... Read more

Share Your Business Knowledge

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

Become a Volunteer