Since SCORE was founded in 1964, we have educated more than 11 million established and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Each year, our 10,000+ expert volunteers provide business mentoring and education in more than 250 chapters in 1,500 communities nationwide, empowering local business owners, boosting regional economies and growing the larger American economy.

Strengthening America’s Economy

SCORE is a direct and effective catalyst for businesses and job creation. Small businesses need mentoring and educational support to be successful. SCORE is the most effective source of small business mentoring in the U.S.!

SCORE Rio Grande Valley volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges. Download SCORE Rio Grande Valley's 2021 Impact Statement.

SCORE Rio Grande Valley receives Region Most Improved

SCORE Rio Grande Valley Wins Region Most Improved

SCORE honored Rio Grande Valley SCORE with the Chapter of the Year Award for outstanding performance in 2020. The award recognizes Rio Grande Valley SCORE for exceptional growth in the services provided to local entrepreneurs, a wide range of free workshops and excellent face-to-face free mentoring.

 

2021 SCORE National Impact

BUILDING A FUTURE

Quite simply, if you want to make a lasting impact in your small business community, SCORE is the place to do that. Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Who we are: Over 10,000 Volunteers serving clients in over 1,500 communities

Small Business Mentoring Leader

SCORE’s 10,000 volunteers provide business mentoring and education in more than 230 chapters across 1,500 communities nationwide.

Of SCORE's 2021 Client Base, 59 percent were women, 44 percent were minorities, and 9 percent were veterans.

Support for Everyone

SCORE is a uniquely American organization that synthesizes two historic national ideals: entrepreneurial spirit and volunteerism. SCORE helps a diverse range of American Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs.

In 2021, SCORE mentors helped start 25,084 businesses, create 71,475 non-owner new jobs and 96,559 total new jobs

Big Impact on Small Businesses

In 2021, SCORE mentors helped start 25,084 businesses and create 71,475 non-owner new jobs and 96,559 total new jobs.