Live your dream. SCORE Manasota can help. You do not have to go it alone...

The Manasota Chapter of SCORE covers Sarasota and Manatee counties on the west coast of Florida. We have over 90 volunteers to assist you with your business problem solving. We offer Education and Mentoring on a wide range of business issues. 

 

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Free Mentoring

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Mentoring can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email

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Local Workshops and Meet Up groups

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops and Meet Up groups that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

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Free Resources

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.

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Local Event

Actionable Business Plan and the Business Model Canvas (BMC) - C0116

Learn how to use the Business Model Canvas, a tool that allows you to capture the key ingredients of your plan on a single page, using a rigorous, thoughtful process. Essential... Read more

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Understanding Financial Statements and Sustainability - C0116

We will introduce you to 3 financial statements that will give you a high level "dashboard" for how your business is performing financially so you can secure a business loan and... Read more

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Blog

A Comprehensive Guide to The CARES Act Financing Available for Small Businesses

Through the CARES Act, the federal government is offering $377 billion to small businesses under several programs due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more

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Digitally Transform Your Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Why should small businesses accelerate their digital transformation during the coronavirus pandemic or any down time? Read more

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Client Journey: Sales Tools & Metrics

Are you looking for some powerful tools to help your business excel in sales while creating better client relationships? Client Relationship Management Systems and high-tech... Read more