Minneapolis SCORE

More than 100 experienced volunteers offer Minneapolis and west suburban small business entrepreneurs, confidential, no-charge business counseling and low-cost workshops. 

Whether you are just starting a business or expanding an established business, SCORE counselors are here to help you succeed.  We can review your business plan, discuss a new idea or tackle a business problem.​ SCORE mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide free, confidential business counseling.

SCORE Minneapolis mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of, low-cost educational workshops and webinars. This business training provides valuable information and techniques for establishing and managing a successful business.

A wide variety of SCORE Minneapolis documents, templates, worksheets and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business. The information covers a range of subjects, including creating a business plan, capital sources, government agencies and more.

Upcoming Workshops & Events


Apr. 27, 2015 - May. 18, 2015
Bloomington, MN
These are four fee based sessions to discuss in detail the Introduction to Starting a Business held previously.
May. 2, 2015 Richfield, MN
This is a FREE introductory session on growing your business. It will cover growth opportunities, customized growth plan and strategies for...

May. 5, 2015 - Jun. 2, 2015
Richfield, MN
This is the first of five weekly sessions covering marketing, sales, managing resources, finances and operations for your business roadmap.
Apr. 16, 2015 Richfield, MN
Learn the basics of using Quickbooks.  A free Accounting for Non-Accountants webinar is included. This is a presentation of Quickbooks...