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.
Starting a business in any county, including Sarasota and Manatee, requires thorough preparation and due diligence. Do not rush the process! Read more
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. Read more
Watch this inspiring video on how a multiple business owner in FL relied on SCORE to get through the COVID-19 business shutdown while securing and using the CARES Act PPP and EIDL... Read more
Small businesses have been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and are in need of help navigating this economic crisis. Learn about the different financial aid programs... Read more