Central Virginia SCORE is dedicated to helping your small business start, grow, and succeed. If you are a small business looking to grow, or if you plan to start your own business and need counseling, SCORE is here for YOU.
Located in Charlottesville, we serve the city and surrounding counties of Albemarle, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange. Learn more about the Central Virginia Local Chapter of SCORE by clicking this link. Click Here
The success of your business is not only your goal, but that of the mentors of Central Virginia SCORE. Let them share their objective advice and experience with you. Please take a moment and watch the following overview of what SCORE can do for you. Click Here
SCORE has more than 20 mentors representing years of experience in more than 50 industries. SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely and practical advice, helping you start or expand your business by opening new markets, reaching new customers, and achieving new goals. Our counseling services are strictly confidential and there is no charge. Learn More and Sign Up
Prospective SCORE clients may be interested in how its services were used by small business owners and how SCORE mentors helped those businesses become successful. Follow the stories of two SCORE clients by watching the following 60-second interviews:
"Success Story: Steve Allen" - Click Here
"Success Story: Youngsoon Martin" - Click Here
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 small business. The workshops currently being offered are listed below. The next series is in the planning stage and the dates will be posted soon.
Starting Your Business
Marketing Your Business
Financial Management of Your Business
For an in depth description of the workshops, please Click Here.
To register for the upcoming workshops, please Click Here.
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.