Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

Download SCORE’s templates to help you plan for a new business startup or grow your existing business. Read more

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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections template to calculate your small business expenses, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement, break-even analysis & more. Read more

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How to Successfully Start a Business with the SCORE Startup Roadmap

The SCORE Startup Roadmap, sponsored by FedEx, is the perfect tool to start the journey to your new business. Read more

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Preparing for your SCORE Appointment

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Preparing for your appointment is optional, but if you do a little beforehand it greatly enhances the effectiveness of your mentoring session and you maximize the mentor’s ability... Read more

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So You Really Want To Start A Business

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Click on this to download a PowerPoint presentation of our most popular seminar. Read more

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 2: Hungry for Talent and Technology

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 1: Economic Anxiety Persists

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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The Megaphone of Main Street: The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide

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Because of the outsized impact that small businesses can have in rural communities, rural entrepreneurs are the subject of SCORE’s latest “Megaphone of Main Street” series. Read more

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Supplier Diversity Certification Programs

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This module will help you gather details about the various supplier diversity certification programs offered in the United States. Read more

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Introduction to Supplier Diversity & Certifications

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Certification is not a magic bullet for additional sales or even guarantee your business will win a federal contract, but it is a valuable way to pursue new opportunities. Read more

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Securing Your Small Business

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While digital transformation offers many benefits, it also comes with many challenges. For instance, investing in technology also increases cybersecurity risks. AI and machine... Read more

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The Megaphone of Main Street: Inflation & the Economy

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This “Megaphone of Main Street” data report by SCORE examines how small businesses are being impacted by the current economy and inflation, how turbulent economic factors have... Read more

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Inflation & the Economy Part 1: The Economy, Inflation and Pricing

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Getting customers remains the top challenge for small business owners but cash flow, inflation and supply chain disruptions are growing concerns. 30.5% list inflation as a top... Read more

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Inflation & the Economy Part 2: Business Impact and Resolve

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SCORE surveyed small business owners how they’re managing profits, sales and expenses in the current economy, and their response to business challenges to stay profitable. Many... Read more

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