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

Live Event
Online

Roundtable: Running a successful non-profit

August 24, 2022, 10:00am CDT

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

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Live Event
Online

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. Is it something your business should consider? This webinar will help you figure it out.

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Live Event
Online

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

September 1, 2022, 10:00am CDT
Presented on Zoom

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

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Live Event
Online

So You Want to Start a Business

September 6, 2022, 10:00am CDT
Presented on Zoom

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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Live Event
Online

21 Ways to Fund a Nonprofit

September 8, 2022, 10:00am CDT
Presented on Zoom

Where's the money? This class demonstrates 21 no-nonsense models that are being used to fund nonprofits every day.

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Live Event
Online

Let's Start With a Plan

September 14, 2022, 10:00am CDT
Presented on Zoom

Having a business plan sets the foundation for what you want to accomplish, keeps you focused on your goals, and can be used to help you secure a financial loan or grant.

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Live Event
Online

Marketing Essentials

September 28, 2022, 10:00am CDT

In this seminar, you will learn the “must have” marketing basics for your business and how each plays an important part to your success.

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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