Get Free Expert Help to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

Our Mentors are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses. We have assisted more than 6,000 small business and non-profit clients through free confidential mentoring and low-cost workshops.

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Mentoring Works | Celebrating #MentoringMonth

National Mentoring Month. Thank you SCORE Mentors!

How important is mentoring for the life of your small business? So much that we recognize the work of dedicated mentors each January.  If you work with a mentor, take time this month to say “Thanks!” Tag them in social media and use the #MentoringMonth hashtag. 

If you haven’t met with a SCORE mentor yet, now's the perfect time. Find a mentor and start working toward your 2022 business goals together.

National Mentoring Month

 

Learn About SCORE and How to Get Started With a Mentor

You have access to a complete team of professional mentors with expertise in marketing, sales, finance and more. We examine your ideas, verify the numbers and help you decide on the best way to open your business. But we don’t just send you on your way — We’re with you every step of the way, from dream to startup to growth.

Watch a video of Dick Milon, Certified SCORE Mentor, discussing SCORE's mission to help entrepreneurs in Northern Arizona start and grow their business.

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Upcoming Online Webinars & In-person Workshops

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In Person

Strategies for Success: Setting Up QuickBooks Desktop Software Seminar

February 17, 2022, 8:00am MST
Yavapai College Sedona Center, Room 34

This seminar is for individuals who are about to begin using QuickBooks Pro or Premier, or have begun using one of these programs, but are not sure they set it up correctly. The...

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In Person

Strategies for Success: Handling Sales Using QuickBooks Desktop Software Seminar

March 10, 2022, 8:00am MST
Yavapai College Sedona Center, Room 34

This seminar is for individuals who are about to begin using QuickBooks desktop software, or have begun using it, and need further training. The seminar will take you step by...

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Online

Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps

March 10, 2022, 10:00am MST

Showing up when customers are searching online is more important than ever. Ensure customers can find accurate, updated information about your local business on Google Search and...

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We’re Here for The Life of Your Business.

The path to success is through education, that’s why SCORE Northern Arizona offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

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What is SCORE?

SCORE’s mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education. Our chapter offers free remote mentoring to help you start or grow your small... Read more

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SCORE Northern Arizona helps local electrical business achieve success

Assurance Electrical Services owner, Jeff Brandin, discusses how SCORE Northern Arizona has helped his business with advice from business plans to finances. Read more

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SCORE Northern Arizona helps local media company with the intricacies of running a business

Ablaze Media owner, Mark Stafford, explains how SCORE Northern Arizona has helped his business. From PPP loans, accounting, hiring employees, Mark's SCORE Mentor met with him... Read more

Find Your Mentor Today

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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop or Webinar

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse Business Resources

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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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Give back to small business:
Volunteer with SCORE Northern Arizona

Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

Learn More & Apply Today!

 

SCORE Northern Arizona's Impact on the Community

Woman with her arms crossed smiling at camera Arizona & Utah 2021 Outstanding District Leadership Award

Outstanding District Leadership Award 2021

The Arizona and Utah district was recognized again for its high level of performance. The 2021 Outstanding District Leadership Award is given to one district in each of the eight regions across the country. Of the seven districts in the Western region, Arizona and Utah was selected as the Outstanding District Leadership. Congratulations to all the hard-working volunteers committed to helping small business!

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SCORE Northern Arizona earns District of the Year Award 2020

This prestigious award recognizes the efforts of so many dedicated and hardworking volunteers that have devoted so much time into growing our presence in our community, serving our clients and supporting SCORE's mission and vision.

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SCORE Northern Arizona earns Platinum Chapter Excellence Award 2020

Our chapter's excellence is a reflection of our volunteers and the clients we've served. Our volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges.