Welcome to SCORE Capital Corridor

Our volunteers provide education and mentoring to help entrepreneurs create new businesses and small business owners take their existing business to the next level - all for free!

SCORE Capital Corridor Meeting Guidelines

We offer free confidential business mentoring. Meet in person or virtually via video, email, or phone. In-person sessions are by appointment only. SCORE Capital Corridor volunteers can meet in person with clients as long as current local safety protocols are followed.

To request a mentor click here or email sacinfo@scorevolunteer.org

For the Life of Your Business

The SCORE Chapter in Sacramento was established in 1978 and merged with the Chico Chapter in 2019 to create the Capital Corridor Chapter. and currently helps over 3,000 clients each year via our workshops, Mentoring, forums, and seminars.

Our service area includes 21 NorCal Counties including; Amador, Sacramento, Butte, San Joaquin, Calaveras, Shasta, Colusa, Sierra, Glenn, Siskiyou, El Dorado, Sutter, Lassen, Tehama, Modoc, Trinity, Nevada, Yolo, Placer, Yuba, and Plumas.

We have client servicing offices in Citrus Heights, Chico, and Stockton (pending Covid restrictions). 

Approximately 50 volunteer mentors with a wide range of business backgrounds provide this assistance. We work closely with the Small Business Administration, City, County and State Governments, Chambers of Commerce and Financial Institutions to provide the services that small businesses need to start and improve their operations.

We provide:

  • Volunteer MENTORS who share their expertise across many industries
  • Free, confidential business mentoring in person, via email or by video
  • Free business TOOLS, templates, and tips here online
  • Inexpensive or free business WORKSHOPS (locally) and webinars (online 24/7)
  • View our LOCATIONS

Two business women talking in an officeAbout SCORE 

SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. Since 1964, we have provided education and mentorship to more than 11 million entrepreneurs.

SCORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Thanks to this generous support from the SBA and because of the selfless contributions of our more than 10,000 dedicated volunteers, we can deliver most of our offerings at no cost.