Start a Business. Operate Better. Grow Faster. Increase Profits.

SCORE Fairfield County offers FREE business mentoring:

  • Real help to define, analyze & develop customized solutions
  • Practical guidance from certified mentors
  • Confidential professional advice
  • Non-confrontational, non-judgmental discussions
  • Video-based mentor sessions

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SCORE for Women Entrepreneurs

SCORE celebrates Women in History month now and all year long.

SCORE is here to help you fulfill your business ownership goals and achieve greater success.  Along with resources and tools created especially for women entrepreneurs, SCORE offers free business mentors. SCORE mentors, many of them successful women small business owners in their own right, are ready to help you achieve your business goals.

Visit SCORE for Women Entrepreneurs


SCORE for Veterans

Veteran business owners play a significant role in the US economy.

In 2016, the US Census Bureau reported that veterans own a whopping 7.5% of small businesses in the US – that’s 405,235 businesses out of 5.4 million nationwide! SCORE  has compiled resources that will help veterans start or grow their businesses.

Resources for Hispanic owned business owners & entrepreneurs

Hispanic entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing group of business owners in the U.S. 

With the advice of SCORE mentors and Hispanic business leaders we have collected educational content, and online workshops to give you all the assistance you need to reach your goals. Remember, a helping hand is just a click away.

SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs

Right now, Black entrepreneurs are facing unique barriers to business success.

At SCORE, we’re working to change that by removing those obstacles and providing Black small business owners with access to personalized support. That’s why we created SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs: to meet you where you are and get you where you want to go.

Connect with a SCORE Mentor

We have over 130 mentors, each with extensive business experience, ready to help you start up a business, grow your business, or work through difficult business management issues. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Request a Mentor

Attend a Webinar or Event

SCORE Fairfield County mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Attend a Webinar

Browse Business Resources

Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating, but you have lots of support. From writing a business plan to protecting your assets, we offer a wide range of tools and resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise.

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Upcoming Events

Live Event

January 19: SEO Basics: Get Found on Google

January 19, 2022, 12:00pm EST

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a mandatory marketing tactic if you want your website to be found on Google. SEO is complex and ever-changing, but you can easily understand...

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January 26: How Small Businesses Can Thrive in 2022!

January 26, 2022, 12:00pm EST

Businesses worldwide are trying to plan and strategize for the next year. With so many things unknown, there’s still something we can rely upon, and these are our existing...

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January 27: Your Business Elevator Speech

January 27, 2022, 12:00pm EST

You have a business that needs money. You step on an elevator and find yourself standing next to someone who could invest in your company. You have exactly 30 seconds to get...

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February 10: Business Planning: SWOT Analysis

February 10, 2022, 12:00pm EST

This workshop provides prospective business owners with the tools they need to create an effective business plan. Business Planning: SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and...

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Feb 15: QuickBooks Reporting – What You Should be Running and Reviewing and Why

February 15, 2022, 12:00pm EST

QuickBooks is a powerful tool for running your business, but only if you can understand the information it provides. Caren will discuss the reports available in QuickBooks Online...

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