Port Charlotte SCORE

Port Charlotte SCORE is a Chapter of The SCORE Association, a national nonprofit organization formed in 1964, which is dedicated to the formation, growth and success of the nation's small businesses by educating and counseling entrepreneurs. The Association’s 13,000 volunteers conducted 307,000 individual counseling sessions and trained 187,000 individuals in its seminars in 2010.

Chapter 318 was established in 1985. The Chapter’s 20 volunteers donated over 3500 hours in 2010 by providing help to clients and toward running the Chapter.

SCORE volunteers are real-world professionals with time-tested knowledge who donate thousands of hours to help small businesses succeed. Counselors are experts in accounting, finance, marketing, sales, management, business plan preparation, manufacturing, and intellectual property. We have assisted many clients in obtaining business loans.

Port Charlotte SCORE volunteers provide free, confidential business advice and counseling tailored to meet the needs of your small business and your personal objectives. Port Charlotte SCORE also offers seminars, workshops and roundtables that are appropriate for both start-up and in-business entrepreneurs.