Welcome to Capital Corridor 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 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) Details are available on our "contacts" page.

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.

SCORE - National

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 are able to deliver most of our offerings at no cost.

SCORE is a valuable network of 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 in all 50 states.

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 approximately 300 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 10,000 volunteers nationwide.