Since SCORE was founded in 1964, we have educated more than 11 million established and aspiring entrepreneurs.
Each year, our 10,000+ expert volunteers provide business mentoring and education in more than 250 chapters in 1,500 communities nationwide, empowering local business owners, boosting regional economies and growing the larger American economy.
Strengthening America’s Economy
SCORE is a direct and effective catalyst for businesses and job creation. Small businesses need mentoring and educational support to be successful. SCORE is the most effective source of small business mentoring in the U.S.!
SCORE Portland volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges. Download SCORE Portland's 2021 Impact Statement.
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SCORE Portland earns Platinum Chapter Excellence Award 2020
Our chapter's excellence is a reflection of our volunteers and the clients we've served. Our volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges.
SCORE Portland earns Northwest Region Most Improved Chapter of the Year
SCORE honored SCORE Portland with the Chapter of the Year Award for outstanding performance in 2020. The award recognizes SCORE Portland for exceptional growth in the services provided to local entrepreneurs, a wide range of free workshops, and excellent face-to-face free mentoring.