SCORE is a resource partner of the Small Business Administration which provides numerous services to small business including guaranteeing loans from local banks. SCORE can counsel you on how to present your business to the bank / SBA in applying for a loan.  

Score works closely with other Rhode Island Resource Partners who support small business,

The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center at University of Rhode Island provides entrepreneurs with best fit resources to create, transform and sustain their businesses. For more information contact the Small Business Development Center at (401) 598-2702. Have a New Product idea?

The Center for Women & Enterprise; Empowering women to be economically self sufficient through entrepreneurship.

The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI) seeks to mobilize Rhode Island's economic development professionals to promote small business success. They...

  • Deliver professional services based on expertise and experience
  • Provide easy access to partners and services
  • Use service standards to measure customer satisfaction
  • Create innovative service solutions to small business challenges