SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years.
SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE provides resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.
Serving Southwestern Michigan, the Kalamazoo Chapter of SCORE, started in 1975, including a branch in Benton Harbor, has over 30 mentors with over 30 backgrounds. Their purpose is to help entrepreneurs start their new businesses in the very best way possible as well as to help going small businesses with problems they might encounter.
They provide one-on-one, completely confidential counseling in Kalamazoo, Portage, Benton Harbor-St. Joseph-South Haven, Battle Creek, Three Rivers-Sturgis and Albion-Marshall-Coldwater. These sessions are always at no charge. They also sponsor a series of useful workshops for the benefit of our clients at a modest charge and have attached several, useful spreadsheets and documents to the Templates and Tools section of this site.
151 South Rose Suite 102
Kalamazoo, MI 49007