North Central Ohio SCORE...

Provides free and confidential business counseling tailored to meet the needs of your small business. We also offers workshops, free or for a modest fee, for both start-up entrepreneurs and in-business small business owners.

Free Mentoring

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. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

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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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Free Resources

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.

Browse Resources

The five SCORE chapters located in Northeast Ohio are combining to host NEO Women Connect, a women’s leadership luncheon, workshop and trade show in September.

“We’re excited to bring such a great group of successful women together to share their experiences in business and in life,” said Patricia Ripple, SCORE’S Northern Ohio district director and member of SCORE’s national advisory council. “The collaboration among the five northeast Ohio chapters also brings a regional perspective to the day.”

NEO Women Connect

North Central Ohio SCORE Chapter FAQs

SCORE North Central Ohio has compiled a helpful list of frequently asked questions you may have as you start your small business journey with SCORE. Read more


North Central Ohio SCORE Local Resources & Useful Links

Starting a new business is a large undertaking. Fortunately, there are numerous excellent resources online and at your finger tips. North Central Ohio SCORE has compiled the... Read more

Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Volunteer

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

Become a Volunteer