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.

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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

Your Password Sucks! How 99% of Data Breaches Could Have Been Prevented

December 7, 2021, 12:00pm EST

Data breaches and ransomware attacks are increasing at record pace. Accounts are compromised, which allow attackers to gain access to your business data and more because some easy...

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Live Event

December 15: Intellectual Property Basics for Businesses

December 15, 2021, 12:00pm EST

This webinar will a discussion about the what, why, where, and how of intellectual property. The focus will be on patents, copyright and trademarks. Can people earn recognition...

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Live Event

December 17: Aligning Purpose With Profit Workshop

December 17, 2021, 12:00pm EST

This workshop is for business leaders who want to measure, improve, or tell your impact story without costing you your bottom line. We will introduce the B Corp assessment so that...

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Live Event

Jan 18: The Practical Nonprofit: How a Theory of Change Makes You Better

January 18, 2022, 12:00pm EST

As a non-profit it is essential to focus on those activities that are consistent with your mission. A Theory of Change is a simple framework that allows you to clearly articulate...

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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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