Welcome to SCORE Fairfield County
SCORE Fairfield County and our volunteer business mentors are dedicated to providing the best possible service. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, SCORE Fairfield County mentors will meet with clients remotely. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. The health of small business owners and their employees remain our top priority.
For the life of your business.
We are delighted you are interested in learning more about what we do. We were recently voted the best SCORE Chapter in America and have consistently been among the top five performing chapters in the country. We have achieved Platinum status (the top rating) for the last six years. We are very proud of our track record and accomplishments and welcome you to take advantage of our services at your convenience. We would also encourage you to volunteer with us and help continue the mission of being America's top small business advocates. The leaders of our Chapter are committed to maintaining the highest standards and performing for our clients at the highest possible level.
We are 100% focused on providing top quality mentoring and education to small business owners – and prospective owners – throughout our geographic area and beyond.
Contact Us to learn more about our services. We look forward to serving you.
SCORE services include:
Free Business Mentoring
Free and confidential business mentoring tailored to help you start up a business or to make your existing small business more successful.
In addition, our mentors have knowledge of:
- 7 foreign languages including Spanish
- Familiarity with over 29 industries
The Fairfield County Chapter has over 130 volunteer mentors with a broad mix of entrprenurial, management and small business experience. Our dedicated volunteers include both currently employed and retired executives, business owners and community leaders. We conduct more than 4,000 private sessions and over 150 live workshops and 24 live webinars each year. SCORE volunteers use their expertise and enthusiasm to help implement proven business practices to aid our clients in accomplishing their business objectives.
Virtually every business skill is available:
- eCommerce and Social Media
- Marketing Programs
- Strategic Planning for Growth
- Sales Improvement
- Business Planning
- Advertising and Promotion
- Public Relations
- Real Estate - Buying, Selling and Management
- Human Resources
- Financing Techniques
- Information Technology
- General Management
- International (Import/Export)
- Community Services, Non-Profits and Benefit Corporations
- Legal and Accounting Advice
- Business Valuation Assistance
- Buy/sell Guidance
Our mentors also have many specialties such as:
- Blogging and Social Media
- Art Appreciation
- Gardening and Landscaping
- Tennis and Golf
- Motor Sports
- Numerous others
SCORE services are provided without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, and disability. Persons with disabilities may request reasonable (special) accommodations. If you have such needs please contact us to discuss your near-future needs.
About SCORE & History
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 is a valuable network of 11,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. SCORE volunteers have the knowledge and experience to help any small business owner get the help they need. Our dedicated volunteers represent over 3,000 years of experience across 62 industries.
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.
Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 310 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 11,000 volunteers nationwide.