We're Here For The Life of Your Business

SCORE Prairie and Lakes offers free and confidential counseling to start-up businesses and existing small businesses that seek advice. Connect with a local SCORE mentor to get free small business advice.

SCORE Prairie and Lakes Meeting Guidelines

We offer free confidential business mentoring. Meet in person or virtually via video, email, or phone. In-person sessions are by appointment only. SCORE Prairie and Lakes volunteers can meet in person with clients as long as current local safety protocols are followed.

For the Life of Your Business

Our team of educated men and women includes working and retired executives as well as business owners. SCORE volunteers use their energy and expertise to work as a team to help you implement business practices in accomplishing your objectives. There's a SCORE volunteer available with the business skills you need, including advertising, business planning, accounting and finance, management, human resources, information technology, manufacturing, marketing and sales, tax planning, and more. These skills are coupled with broad industry experience, such as consulting, e-commerce, franchising, nonprofits, food services, international (import/export), computer, real estate, and others.

We provide:

  • Volunteer MENTORS who share their expertise across many industries
  • Free, confidential business mentoring in person, via email, or by video
  • Free business TOOLS, templates, and tips here online
  • Inexpensive or free business WORKSHOPS (locally) and webinars (online 24/7)