Pinellas County SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed.

We offer free personal, confidential mentoring and educational workshops virtually and in-person.

Please visit our Coronavirus Small Business Resource Hub for COVID-19 business assistance and information on SBA loans and the CARES Act.

Free Mentoring

We are a resource partner of the U.S. SBA, staffed by 40+ industry veterans, who "pay it forward" by donating their time and expertise helping new and existing businesses on their pathway to success. Mentoring services are provided by phone, email, video or in-person.

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Workshop & Events

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled workshops. Workshop Feedback Video

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Free Resources

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 business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.

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Recorded Webinar

7 Steps to Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

This webinar will show you the 7 steps needed to start a business, even if you have a small budget. Find out everything you need to know to launch the dream. Read more

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An Easier Way to Prepare Your Business Plan -The Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas (BMC) is a one-page business plan that allows you to test and validate the key parts of your business in a manageable format. Read more

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Florida Sales and Use Tax – Helping You Succeed

During this webinar presented by tax specialists Jamese Blakely-Martin and Jeff Graham, you’ll learn the basics of state sales and use tax. Read more

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