SCORE Spokane volunteers are real-world professionals with time- tested knowledge who donate thousands of hours to help small businesses like yours succeed. Counselors are experts in such areas as accounting, finance, marketing, technology, management and business plan preparation.

    Services offered by SCORE include: 

    • Free face-to-face business counseling/mentoring -- by appointment only
    • E-mail counseling/mentoring
    • Workshops

    Spokane SCORE Workshop Series

    How to Start a New Business

    How to Write a Business Plan

    Small Business Marketing and Sales

    QuickBooks Financial Management


    Workshop Cost:  $40 pre-registered, $50 at the door,
    $15 for an additional person from the same company.
    Save $35 -- only $125 pre-paid for the four workshop series.

    LOCATION: SBA Training Room
    801 W Riverside, Suite 444
    Spokane, WA 99201

    To sign up, visit scorespokane.org/workshops.php





    SCORE Small Business Resource Guide for Businesses in Spokane, North Idaho, Eastern and Central Washington. In addition to local, regional and national contacts, the guide includes a starting a business checklist, helpful articles, business planning and legal information, resources, and how and where to go to get a business loan and what your need to have. Check it out! (This is 54 pages/3 meg - please allow time to download)

    Your local SBA - Serving Washington AND North Idaho - Locations, area Resource and Lending Partners. The SBA office has recently downsized, and may not always be open during regular business hours. It is a good idea to call before you go downtown. Most information is now available online.

     The Spokane Public Library is a quick and reliable way to get answers to your business related questions.  Rather than spending valuable time trying to track down information, turn that task over to the information professionals and keep your focus on making your business efficient and profitable.



    Support America’s Small Business
    Your ongoing support of SCORE, mentor’s to America’s Small Business helps ensure sustainability and  increased opportunities for entrepreneurs, and  small business owners.  Your tax deductible donation ensures that Spokane SCORE will remain as a  generous resource and piece of the nation’s fabric,  today and for generations to come.

    Make YOUR choice TODAY! Let your gift have the greatest impact with YOUR philanthropy.

    Join more than 1,000 donors who have added SCORE as one of their charities of choice



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Apr 2 2015 1:00PM

New at Spokane SCORE

New Workshops Coming in April and May

Six Marketing  Must Haves for Every Small Business

The absolute essentials for marketing your small business.We explore practical ways to market yoursmall businessbased on traditional marketingfundamentals. These tacticsand strategies giveyou a marketing foundation many small businesses lack.

Cost: $40 with advance registration, $50 at the door.

$15 for an additional person from the same company.                

Date: April 22, 2015

Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm 

Location: 801 W Riverside, Suite 444

                   Spokane Wa, 99201

How to Look at  Business Through the Eyes of the Customer

In the chaos of running a small business, some details are overlooked. Such as, how are your customers looking at your business? What is the first impression your business gives your customers? Whether you have a physical location or do business online, this workshop will help you look through the eyes of your customer to find the best ways to present your business.

Cost: $40 with advance registration and $50 at the door.

 $15 for an additional person from the same company

Date: May 20, 2015

Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: 801 W Riverside, Suite 444

                   Spokane Wa, 99201

Spokane SCORE in the Palouse

Spokane SCORE will hold workshops at various dates, times, and sites in the Palouse.  Check www.scorespokane.org/workshops for details.


Spokane SCORE Chapter Meeting

April 21, 2015

1:00 - 2:30

801 W Riverside, Suite 444


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Workshop Series (4 Core Workshops)


Includes: How to Start a Business, Business Planning, Marketing, and QuickBooks Financial Management  Workshops. 


Workshops each Cost:  $40 pre-registered, $50 at the door,
$15 for an additional person from the same company.

Save $35 -- only $125 pre-paid for the four workshop series.

Workshops repeat every month from January through November


For the entire series: April Register Here

May Register Here

June Register Here

We Help Small Businesses Like Yours

Since it's inception in 1964, SCORE has been  a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses build a strong foundation in order get started, grow, and achieve business goals through education and mentorship. SCORE's 364 chapters hold events and workshops across the U.S. and its territories, and match up entrepreneurs with local, volunteer mentors.  Headquarted in Herdon, Virginia, SCORE is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).