As a catalyst for business and job creation, SCORE helps strengthen our local economy. 

Small businesses need money and mentoring to be successful. No organization is more effective at mentoring than SCORE.

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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island's 2020 Impact Statement.

SCORE Rhode Island Recognized as a Top Chapter in the Country

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.

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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.

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The next SUCCESS could be yours!

In 2020, SCORE Rhode Island mentors helped start 227 new businesses, create 426 new jobs and provided 4,460 chapter services including mentoring sessions provided and workshop attendees. 

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SCORE helps ALL owners and entrepreneurs.

We offer business mentoring services and many resources and tools for all small businesses, including programs created for underserved audiences.