Welcome to Dallas SCORE

We provide free and confidential one-on-one business counseling by phone, video, email, and in-person in North & East Texas and the panhandle. We also conduct interactive workshops featuring North Texas experts for both start-up entrepreneurs and seasoned small business owners.

Connect with Dallas SCORE

Flexible Meetings

Most SCORE Dallas mentoring sessions are held over video calls. However, some mentors will meet in-person. Find your chapter mentor here, contact us today! 

Lifelong Learning Matters

Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE Dallas offers North Texas business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

Find Your Mentor Today

A group of Mentors

Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse the Library

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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

Upcoming Workshops With Local Experts

Live Event
In Person

Roadmap to Success (In Person AND Webinar) Hosted by: Plano Public Library

December 12, 2022, 6:30pm CST
Schimelpfenig Library Public Library

This is a basic webinar for those who are thinking about starting a bricks and mortar or online business and what you should consider before you go We've designed simple to follow...

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Live Event
Online

Financials for Non Financial Managers- A Veritex Sponsored Event

December 14, 2022, 10:00am CST

The Dallas SCORE chapter is presenting an opportunity for every small business owner to learn what their financial statements really mean. This workshop will make you EXCITED...

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Live Event
Online

Business Plan 101 (online) Hosted by the Dallas Public Library

January 11, 2023, 6:30pm CST

As much as you love your business idea, you need a written plan. This workshop will get you started. Your business plan lets vendors, partners and lenders know that working with...

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Live Event
Online

Introduction to the SBA 8(a) Application Series

January 12, 2023, 10:00am CST
Zoom Webinar

Is your business SBA certified? Government agencies reserve contracts for small businesses that are certified in SBA’s contracting programs.

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Live Event
Online

eCommerce Series: Start Anytime

January 14, 2023, 1:00pm CST

eCommerce IS a challenge especially if you are new to the concept. This On-Demand Series will walk you through the process from startup to marketing nationally and guide you along...

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Live Event
In Person

How to Start Your Own Consulting Business

January 17, 2023, 9:00am CST
Plano Chamber of Commerce

So you want to start your own Consulting business? Our SCORE Certified local Instructor can help you with all the details of setting up your business. This highly valuable event...

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Live Event
In Person

Essential Steps for Starting a Business-A First Citizens Bank sponsored event

January 17, 2023, 10:30am CST
Josey Ranch Lake Public Library

What should you think about before starting your own business? We'll introduce you to key business considerations, like the myths & realities of entrepreneurship, different...

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Live Event
Online

Advanced Business Plan Writing

January 18, 2023, 10:00am CST

Imagine building a house without a plan. A Business Plan helps you organize your thoughts and assumptions about your business and write them down in an organized way. If you want...

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Live Event
Online

SBA 8(a) Certification Program - 4 Part Series

January 19, 2023, 10:00am CST
Zoom Webinar

Is your business SBA certified? Government agencies reserve contracts for small businesses that are certified in SBA’s contracting programs. Join us for this 4 Part Series on...

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Live Event
Online

SBA Federal HUBZone

January 24, 2023, 11:30am CST

The HUBZone program fuels small business growth in historically underutilized business zones with a goal of awarding at least 3% of federal contract dollars to HUBZone-certified...

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Live Event
In Person

TUES-Team Up for Entrepreneurial Success-Start Up Resources

January 24, 2023, 6:30pm CST
Haggard Public Library

A monthly series that'll feature a different topic of discussion. This is a great opportunity for the local small business owner/entrepreneur to network and interact with one...

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Live Event
In Person

What Business Should I Start? Hosted by: Plano Public Library (Schimelpfenig)

January 26, 2023, 6:30pm CST
Schimelpfenig Library Public Library

Do you feel the call to entrepreneurship but aren't sure where to start? We'll give you some things to think about based on your current financial situation.

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Live Event
In Person

Buying or Selling a Business?

February 1, 2023, 9:00am CST
SCORE Building

With the uncertainties of the economy right now, what do you NEED to know about buying or selling a business? Finding prospective buyers or the appropriate business to acquire...

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Live Event
Online

Creating a Non Profit Organization in Texas

February 4, 2023, 10:00am CST

So, you have a passion and want to start a Non Profit? Before you put that passion into work, Texas has many rules that you may not know about or even understand. This webinar...

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Live Event
Online

Financing Options For Your Business- A Veritex Sponsored Event

February 8, 2023, 10:00am CST

It's a good time to be a small business owner if you need funding. There are various options to secure capital & with interest rates hovering at pandemic lows, borrowing is...

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Volunteer with SCORE Dallas

Give back to small businesses

Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

Apply Today!

 

SCORE for All

SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

Visit SCORE for All