Our Local Chapter The Vancouver, Washington Chapter of SCORE serves clients in Clark County, Longview and the Columbia Gorge. We're a member of the national SCORE Association. Our Chapter provides a network of trusted, knowledgeable mentors and relevant seminars to help emerging entrepreneurs and existing small businesses solve problems and improve competency as they create companies, jobs, and revenue in our local economy.
Our volunteers mentor hundreds of entrepreneurs each year. We share our knowledge and experience so that entrepreneurs can realize their dreams of business success. For example, our mentors will assist you to:
- develop your start-up business,
- identify and troubleshoot operating problems,
- increase company value by growing sales, earnings and cash flow,
- increase brand awareness,
- evaluate and identify access to funding.
Find a mentor and get moving toward your goals today! We’re Here for The Life of Your Business.
Our National Association 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.