is a volunteer organization that provides free counseling and advice to small businesses located in Northeast Florida.
The Jacksonville chapter has about 50 business mentors with deep experience in a wide range of businesses and industries.
We provide support to business owners in several ways, including:
- FREE confidential mentoring for startups and existing businesses
- Workshops to help entrepreneurs start and run a successful business,
- Advice on how to get a business loan, and
- Assistance with putting together a successful business plan.
SCORE was recently featured in a Times-Union story. Please read the article for an in-depth view of what we do and how we work.
Let us know how we can help you and good luck with your new or existing venture.
Go to our Local Resources page
You can schedule a free, private counseling session with a SCORE Mentor at any of six locations in Northeast Florida:
- Jacksonville (Baymeadows)
- Jacksonville (Downtown)
- Jacksonville (CoWorkJax)
- Orange Park/Clay County
- Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach/Yulee
Click here to schedule a free counseling session. Sessions typically last 1 hour and repeat visits are encouraged. In fact, we will continue working with you as long as you would like. How long you want to work with us is totally up to you.
Need a quick answer to a question? Try contacting us by email. Click here to choose Email Counseling.
For existing business owners, please choose Business Coaching.
NEW - Workshops in Jacksonville and St. Augustine
Jacksonville - SCORE presents a Workshop on How to Start a New Business (Achieve your Business Dream)
This workshop is directed toward aspiring and emerging business owners. It consists of four (4) interactive workshops which will be led by two experienced entrepreneurs. The next series starts on Tuesday evening,May 5, 2015 and continues weekly.
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St. Augustine - SCORE presents a Business Planning Workshop
This workshop is designed for those with an existing business seeking to increase the level of their business as well as those considering starting a new business. The workshop will address the preparation of a professional business plan. The series starts on April 8 and continues weekly.
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With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.
SCORE In the News
SCORE Jacksonville was featured in a lead story in the Times-Union on Sunday, July 13, 2014. The article provides an in-depth view of how SCORE works with and helps small businesses in the Jacksonville area.