601 SW 2nd Ave. Room 950, Portland, OR 97204
SCORE is a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.
Portland SCORE , the 11th chapter to be formed, with 90+ counselors on staff, provides 6,000+ counseling sessions annually to 4,000 clients, almost half who are already in business. We also deliver 100+ workshops each year.
SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling on general business issues is available without appointment at the SCORE Office Mon-Thu 9AM-3:30PM, Friday 9AM-11:30AM.
Counseling by appointment on specific issues can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email when a meeting is requested.
SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.
With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.