SCORE Minneapolis Offers:
- FREE personal mentoring at locations throughout Hennepin and Anoka Counties.
- Low cost workshops on a variety of business topics at many locations
- CEO Forum, a program for existing business owners to work through their issues in a peer-to-peer learning environment
- Women’s Business Round Table, these sessions offer an opportunity for women business owners in leadership roles to gain new insight and skills.
- We also offer Face to Face and Video mentoring
SCORE Minneapolis can be reached at (952) 938-4570.
In a recent fiscal year, SCORE Minneapolis volunteers personally held more than 2,100 mentoring sessions with entrepreneurs and educated over 2,300 people in 83 workshops. An independent study concluded that in 2017, SCORE Minneapolis help start 467 new business and created 564 non-owner new jobs. Sixty-one percent of our clients are in business.
Who is SCORE?
SCORE is a national, non-profit organization founded by the US Small Business Administration more than fifty years ago. It was created to help small businesses succeed by offering free, confidential one-on-one mentoring and affordable skills-based workshops.
SCORE has helped over 10 million people start or grow small businesses since 1964. Our volunteer business mentors are located in over 340 chapters across the United States.
Serving Minneapolis and the Western and Northern suburbs is located at:
8700 W 36th Street, Suite 125A
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
The office is staffed to serve you Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, as well as on several afternoons.
Our Chapter History
Minneapolis SCORE, founded in 1964, is the oldest of 364 chapters located throughout the United States, to serve small business entrepreneurs nationwide. SCORE is a national nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur training and helping small business startup, grow and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). 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 270,000 years of experience across 62 industries. SCORE also provides local workshops and events 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 the plans and process they need to navigate their way to small business success.