By Jim Frommel

Although most of SCORE’s work has focused on small businesses, it has also assisted some start-up and emerging non-profit organizations over the years, especially on business matters. As a result of these experiences, SCORE strongly believes that to be effective, competitive and sustainable, non-profits must not only be caring and creative, they must run their organizations as businesses.

With this goal in mind, SCORE has put together a guide about a great American institution and a powerful agent for change: the non-profit charitable organization. This guide, Business Planning Tools for Non-Profit Organizations is available in a pdf format at

Click here: Non-Profit Planning Guide | SCORE or a printed copy may be obtained by contacting SCORE Memphis at 901-544-3588 or by visiting the web