The Central Minnesota Chapter of SCORE, "Counselors to America’s Small Business" is part of a national nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of the nation’s small business.  This chapter provides business mentoring services and educational workshops to entrepreneurs and business owners located in Northern Minnesota. 

Business mentoring provides one-on-one consulting for any business looking to improve their chances of success. This services are provided at no charge by a staff of seasoned and experienced business executives. By working with a SCORE mentor, a business owner has access to years of real world business experience and local resources.


SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email. Contact us today to request a meeting.

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 business.

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.