SCORE Association “Counselors to America’s Small Business”


SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide. Through a partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE’s volunteer business counselors have been helping small businesses succeed and grow since 1964. SCORE’s 10,500 volunteers provide free counseling and low-cost educational training workshops to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners from 389 office locations across the country. All of SCORE’s business counseling services are available to U.S. citizens or resident aliens.

SCORE/NBA Partnership

  • The NBA sponsors SCORE’s clipping service to keep Congress informed of SCORE’s service to the small business community.
  • The NBA is a sponsor of SCORE’s annual district director’s conference.
  • The NBA is a Silver Sponsor of the SCORE’s 35th anniversary celebration.
Ask Score for Business Advice

SCORE provides free email business counseling from its Web site. More than 1,000 business volunteers possessing 600 different skill sets are available 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week to help clients from computers in their homes or offices. Ask SCORE for business advice today.

Business Resources, Tools & Success Stories

SCORE’s Web site features over 2,000 pages of business-related content, providing guidance on business start-up, to establishing an exit strategy. Read small business articles and guest features, find trends and information from industry experts and read SCORE’s client success stories.

Recent Strategic Partner Meeting at SCORE in Washington D.C

From Left to Right:
NBA Board Member – Dr. Martin Walsh
SCORE CEO – Mr. Ken Yancey
Mr. Tom Sailors – Deceased, Chairman of the NBA Board
Photograph compliments of