Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. 

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Checklist for starting a business in Manatee or Sarasota Counties

Starting a business in any county, including Sarasota and Manatee, requires thorough preparation and due diligence. Do not rush the process! Read more

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"Business SCORE Card" columns

Download Dennis Zink's "Business SCORE Card" columns Read more

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Business & Financial Planning Templates

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates & guides. Then get advice from a... Read more
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ECONOMIC AID ACT OF 2021

On December 27, 2020 the $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill was signed into law. In it, Congress appropriates funds to help small businesses, nonprofits, and venues that continue... Read more

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Can I Make Money?

Before using your hard-earned cash to start a new business, buy a business or improve your existing business it helps to know if putting your cash in the bank would reap better... Read more

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