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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. 

SCORE volunteers are real-world professionals with time-tested knowledge are experts in accounting, finance, marketing, sales, management, business plan preparation, manufacturing, and intellectual property. 

Port Charlotte SCORE volunteers provide free, confidential business advice tailored to meet the needs of your small business,  both start-up and existing entrepreneurs. 

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email.

Find Your Mentor

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Take a Workshop

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.

Templates & Tools

Score Port Charlotte and the Southeast Region is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-start and existing businesses, and we’d like you to participate. This short survey will take approximately 9 minutes and will ask about business conditions, financing needs, and credit experiences.

Score Port Charlotte is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct a Small Business Credit Survey

Help Make Dreams Come True

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs achieve new levels of success. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back, connect with fellow business owners, and share your knowledge with others.

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