April is National Volunteering Month!
With over 11 million small business owners served, SCORE has thrived due to the generosity of our members and the countless volunteer hours they donate. If you've been looking for a way to give back and would like to help make the Columbus business community even stronger, learn more about how to Become a Volunteer.
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SCORE Columbus OH awarded Ohio District Chapter of the Year 2020
This award recognizes SCORE Columbus OH Chapter's leadership, dedication and commitment to serving small businesses in our community. Our chapter’s innovation and business mentoring has led to this award.
SCORE Columbus OH 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.
Get Free Business Mentoring Today!
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, SCORE mentors will meet with clients remotely. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. If you already have a SCORE mentor, ask them if you can use a remote mentoring method for your sessions. If you don’t already have a SCORE mentor, you can request a remote business mentor today.
You can browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.
Attend a Workshop Taught by Local Experts!
SCORE Columbus mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.
Due to COVID-19, our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view live online workshops on a variety of small business topics.
Upcoming Workshops & Online Webinars
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Thank you to an Allstate volunteer for empowering people and our community. Norm Risoya gave his time and helped us to receive a Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grant.
The Allstate Foundation supports the causes that Allstate agency owners, financial specialists and employees care about most by providing Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grants to nonprofits where they volunteer their time to help communities thrive.
Thank you @FifthThird for your support to help connect entrepreneurs and small businesses with local mentors and educational resources. #53Better
Fith Third Bank's $32 billion commitment to the community is an example of their focus on corporate citizenship. It's what building a better kind of bank is all about a bank that fundamentally improves the lives of customers and the well-being of communities.
Share Your Expertise
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?