Welcome to the Sacramento SCORE

SCORE 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!

The SCORE Chapter in Sacramento was established in 1978 and currently helps over 5,000 clients each year via our workshops, counseling, forums, and seminars.

Our service area includes Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer and Yolo Counties, and also San Joaquin County through our branch in Stockton.

Approximately 40 volunteer counselors 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.

National SCORE

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years.

SCORE is a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. SCORE volunteers have the knowledge and experience to help any small business owner get the help they need. Our dedicated volunteers represent over 3,000 years of experience across 62 industries.

SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE provides resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide.