Your Success is Our Goal

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.

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Free Mentoring

Whether you are a first time entrepreneur or a fourth generation business owner, we have experienced mentors who are available for you. Mentoring is free and confidential. We can mentor in person, by phone, or online. See what works for you!

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Local Workshops

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. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

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Browse Our Library

Our library of business resources is rich with helpful content on every phase of the business cycle, as well as webinars and articles on topics you care about! Connect to the SCORE library today!

Browse Our Library

Ask A SCORE Volunteer

Have a business question, or want to know more about SCORE? Send us a message and we'll get back to you. Read more
In The News

Volunteers Needed!

Central Virginia's SCORE Chapter is looking for people with strong business backgrounds who would like to share their expertise and lend a hand to people entering the business... Read more

Central VA Resources

We maintain a library of business information at our chapter office. We also maintain a list of links that our clients find informative. Read more

Sevenoaks Retreat Center

During the economic difficulties of the mid 2000s, attendance dropped, leading the managers of Sevenoaks to seek assistance from SCORE. After discussions with both staff and... Read more


Starting a Business in Charlottesville

Steps to starting a business in Charlottesville and local resources that will make the process more simple. Read more

See How SCORE Can Help You!

SCORE has helped millions of small business owners start-up and grow their companies. In providing confidential, one-on-one mentoring, SCORE mentors have the expertise to give sound advice that will be helpful, timely and relevant in an effort to help new or aspiring entrepreneurs formulate strategies for success. See how we've helped other entrepreneurs like you by clicking below.

Success Stories

Check out our 2018 SCORE Awards Winners - selected from small businesses accross the country!