Small business owners are resilient and can power through this challenging time, with SCORE Fairfield County by their side. The success of your small business is important to us. We have compiled the latest business guidance, assistance, and resources to help your small business adapt and succeed.
In-Person Events Are Suspended; Online Support Is Available
The health of small business owners, their employees and our network of volunteers is our top priority. Effective immediately, all SCORE chapters across the country have suspended in-person events, including mentoring sessions and workshops, until further notice.
SCORE Fairfield County is committed to providing you the best service we can during this time. We will update you when in-person events resume, and when new resources and guidance become available.
Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email and video. If you already have a SCORE mentor, ask them if you can use a remote mentoring method for your sessions. If you don’t already have a mentor, you can find a business mentor today.
Our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view free live and recorded webinars & interactive courses on demand on small business topics.
More PPP loans, EIDL grants, Pandemic Unemployment benefits, and other small business relief are coming soon. Here we do our best to explain the legislation that includes a new... Read more
SCORE Small Business Resilience Hub
We know that disasters and economic downturns bring unprecedented challenges. But what if the obstacle you are experiencing right now is your opportunity to grow stronger and more successful than you’ve ever been? What if you could do more than just survive? What if you could thrive?
Our Resilience Hub offers training, resources, and remote mentoring to help your small business adapt and succeed.Visit the Hub and learn more
This module discusses multiple future planning scenarios needed to leave a lasting legacy. Read more
This module discusses the importance of retirement planning and options to help you save and provide for your retirement. Read more
This module helps entrepreneurs understand the steps to planning for the eventual transfer of the business. Read more
In the last chapter of the Roadmap, you’ll prepare for your grand opening and learn important steps to keep your business running smoothly in its first year. Read more
In chapter 11 of the Startup Roadmap, you’ll think through the costs and benefits of hiring workers, either employees, independent contractors or both. Read more
Choosing your startup company’s brick-and-mortar location is a crucial decision. Watch chapter 10 of the Startup Roadmap for tips. Read more
Are you confused on how to price, sell and distribute your products or services for your startup? Watch chapter 9 of the Startup Roadmap for tips. Read more
Chapter 8 of the SCORE Startup Roadmap details how to market your business and find your first customers. Read more
In chapter 7 of the SCORE Startup Roadmap, you’ll establish your administrative and operational structure and processes. Read more
In this sixth chapter of the Startup Roadmap, you’ll take the first, exciting steps toward making your business plan a reality. Read more
In the fourth chapter of the Startup Roadmap, you’ll create a business plan that maps out a detailed blueprint for getting to your goal of owning a business. Read more