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SCORE Indianapolis is the premier source of free small business advice for entrepreneurs. We are a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the success of small business in Central Indiana.

Free Mentoring

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. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

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Workshop & Events

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. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

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Templates & Tools

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Resources & SCORE Operations Update

Small businesses are a vital part of the U.S. economy. With the recent news and concerns of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), SCORE is sharing the latest business guidance, assistance and resources.

Get Help Applying for an SBA Loan - Click Here

In-Person Events Are Suspended, But Online Support Is Available

The health of small business owners, their employees and the SCORE network of volunteers remain our top priority.  In the wake of recent developments relating to COVID-19, SCORE is temporarily suspending in-person events until further notice.  However, continued support is fully available through several online opportunities outlined below.

Local Chapter Workshops and Events

In-person chapter workshops have been postponed or will be  held online. Please check with Indianapolis.score.org for details. We will continue offering SCORE LIVE webinars and online workshops.

Remote Mentoring

Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email and a variety of video and chat services. 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 find a local business mentor here.

Coronavirus Business Resources

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has posted information regarding loan programs and guidance for businesses:

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has issued COVID-19 guidance for businesses:

SCORE Resources: 

The SCORE COVID-19 Resources for Clients Toolkit currently includes:

For additional business guidance, read How Businesses Can Prepare for Coronavirusand view other SCORE small business disaster preparedness resources

Bankable Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Click Here

 

 
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Help Make Dreams Come True

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

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