SCORE was formed by the Small Business Administration in 1964. It was known then as Service Corps of Retired Executives.

It has 365 Chapters and 13,000 volunteers in the US. SCORE headquarter is in Washington D.C.

Rio Grande Valley SCORE Chapter 220

The Valley Chapter was formed in early 70's and is staffed by volunteers with extensive business experience. Volunteers are retired or working business executives and business owners willing to help others.They meet their clients in the client's place of business or in one of our offices. SCORE Mentors counsel their clients by phone or email also.

In the year 2010 the Valley Chapter mentors helped their clients through 166 face to face sessions and 656 email sessions. They also conducted a number of workshops with a total of 229 attendees.