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SCORE is dedicated to helping you succeed. We provide FREE mentoring to new and established small businesses in Southwest Michigan. Find your mentor today.
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Free Business Advice
SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email.
Low- and No-Cost Training
SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops and free online webinars that provide valuable information for establishing and managing a successful business.
Free Business Resources
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 business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.
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Building relationships, and community awareness are the key reasons we host our annual event Entrepreneurship Day, and November 7 will soon be upon us. This year, SCORE Kalamazoo/Southwest Michigan will select and announce winners of two new Small Business Awards at the event. Please share the news with friends, and colleagues that you believe exemplify the spirit of small business and they could win one of SCORE's Small Business Awards at EDay! Anyone in business may nominate themselves or others may nominate them.
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That's how many businesses were started in 2017 with the help of SCORE mentors. We also helped create 61,534 new jobs and helped over 58% of our clients increase their revenue. The next success can be yours!
Get your free mentor today. Browse mentor profiles or submit a mentoring request to share your business question(s) and let us pair you with an expert.
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