As a catalyst for business and job creation, SCORE helps strengthen our local economy. 

Small businesses need money and mentoring to be successful. No organization is more effective at mentoring than SCORE.

Strengthening America’s Economy

SCORE is a direct and effective catalyst for businesses and job creation. Small businesses need mentoring and educational support to be successful. SCORE is the most effective source of small business mentoring in the U.S.!

SCORE Chicago volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges. Download SCORE Chicago's 2020 Impact Statement.

SCORE Chicago Mentoring Statistics 2020

The next SUCCESS could be yours!

In 2020, SCORE Chicago mentors helped start 300 new businesses, create 412 new jobs and provided 4,744 chapter services including mentoring sessions provided and workshop attendees. 

Volunteer Stats

SCORE helps ALL owners and entrepreneurs.

We offer business mentoring services and many resources and tools for all small businesses, including programs created for underserved audiences.