SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and Washington, DC and has 370 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with 11,200 volunteers nationwide. Both working and retired executives and business owners donate time and expertise as business counselors. SCORE was founded in 1964. SCORE Main Website

Services include

  • “How to” articles and business templates
  • In-person mentoring
  • Low-cost workshops.
  • Mentoring advice online 24/7
  • Online workshops and learning

Contact SCORE Chapters

Northbrook SCORE
2002 Walters Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-498-5555

Chicago SCORE
500 West Madison Street
Citicorp Center
Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-353-7724