SCORE Rhode Island

We provide FREE, confidential counseling to small businesses as a volunteer organization of working and retired business owners, professionals, and executives with experience in all aspects of business management.

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Embrace, Engage, & Flourish

Join us for the 3rd Annual Women’s Small Business Summit.

Tuesday, October 5th from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Kirkbrae Country Club, Lincoln, RI

We’ll spend time together: Engaging in learning and networking, Embracing new friends and opportunities, and Flourishing through support and inspiration.

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Free Individual Mentoring

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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop or Webinar

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse Business Resources

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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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Give back to small businesses:
Volunteer with SCORE Rhode Island

Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

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Rhode Island Northeast Region Chapter of the Year Award 2021

SCORE Rhode Island earns Northeast Region Chapter of the Year 2021

SCORE has named Rhode Island its Northeast Region Chapter of the Year in recognition of the chapter's commitment to outstanding service in helping entrepreneurs start and grow businesses in the past year. The chapter achieved success by focusing on the needs of their small business clients, partnering with more than 30 other organizations in the community, and achieving one of the highest market penetrations and client satisfaction ratings in the country.

Rhode Island 2020 Diamond CHapter Award

SCORE Rhode Island Earns Prestigious “Diamond Leadership Award”

The national office of SCORE, “Mentors to America’s Small Business,” has honored SCORE Rhode Island with the “Diamond Leadership Award” for outstanding performance in 2020.  Less than 10% of the 330+ SCORE chapters across the United States are bestowed this highest recognition for service and operations excellence. Additionally, in order to be considered a Diamond chapter, you have to have been awarded as a Platinum level 5 years in a row.

Rhode Island Northeast Region Chapter of the Year Award 2020

SCORE Rhode Island earns Northeast Region Chapter of the Year 2020

SCORE honored Rhode Island SCORE with the Northeast Region Chapter of the Year Award for outstanding performance in 2020. The award recognizes Rhode Island SCORE earned this award for exceptional growth in the services provided to local entrepreneurs, and the success of its workshop programs and public outreach.