What can SCORE do for your small business?

The Memphis SCORE chapter provides business mentoring services and educational workshops to entrepreneurs and small-business owners located in Shelby County, western Tennessee, DeSoto County in Mississippi and eastern Arkansas. 

Free Mentoring

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. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

Find a Mentor

Webinars & Events

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.

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Templates & Tools

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.

Browse the Library

Upcoming Events

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So You Want to Start a Business

July 5, 2022, 10:00am CDT

You’ve got a great idea for a business. This monthly webinar will detail the questions you need to answer and steps you need to take to go from idea to reality.

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Simple Steps to Start your Business, Step 1: Basics

July 7, 2022, 10:00am CDT

Learn about the realities of entrepreneurship and the components of business ownership, with a special focus on developing the financial components of a business plan.

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Simple Steps to Start Your Business; Step 2, Business Concepts

July 13, 2022, 10:00am CDT

Learn to develop feasibility plan, define your business, determine your target market, gather data on customers, competition and marketplace. Formulate a business plan as a...

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Can Your Passion Become a Business?

July 19, 2022, 10:00am CDT

It's something you LOVE to do BUT is your passion something that can make money in a business? You'll learn what you need to know to make this determination.

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An Easier Way to Prepare Your Business Plan: The Business Model Canvas

July 27, 2022, 11:00am CDT

Learn to create a one-page business plan to identify, create, communicate, and deliver the real value of your business. Discover the elements that lead to start-up success.

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So You Want to Start a Business

August 2, 2022, 10:00am CDT

You’ve got a great idea for a business. This monthly webinar will detail the questions you need to answer and steps you need to take to go from idea to reality.

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Online

Starting a Non-Profit? The Library is a Resource-Rich Area to Begin

August 4, 2022, 10:00am CDT

There's more to starting a non-profit than just the desire to help. But you don't have to do it alone. The Memphis Public Library has incredible resources to help you on your...

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Basics of Grant Writing for Non-Profits

August 9, 2022, 10:00am CDT

This webinar will show you how to write a great proposal in the competitive world of applying for grants for your non-profit. Come away with useful tips that will help the process.

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Roundtable: Running a successful non-profit

August 24, 2022, 10:00am CDT

A roundtable conversation with a panel of experts will offer insights and pathways to ensure a 501c-3 that meets its goals. Learn about forming, running and guiding a successful...

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Is TikTok the Right Social Media Platform for My Business?

August 31, 2022, 10:00am CDT

TikTok is the latest hot social media platform and posting there can make a difference to many businesses. Is it something your business should consider? This webinar will help...

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Share Your Expertise - Become a SCORE Volunteer

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