1. MENTORING

    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
  2. WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

    Spokane SCORE Workshop Series

    How to Start a New Business

    How to Write a Business Plan

    Small Business Marketing and Sales

    QuickBooks Financial Management

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    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

    Please note: Each workshop requires a minimum of three registrants. If you are enrolling a day or two before the workshop is scheduled, or plan to enroll at the door, please contact the SCORE office to find out if the minimum registration criteria has been met.  If you register at the door, there is an additional $10 charge.

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

     

     

     

  3. TEMPLATES & TOOLS

    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.

     

  4. DONATE NOW!


    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.

    DONATE NOW
    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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Connect with a local SCORE mentor to get free small business advice.

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BECOME A SCORE MENTOR

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NEWS

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Apr 20 2016 10:42AM

Business Valuation Workshop

 

What You Must Know About Business Valuation

Most business owners have only a vague idea of what their business is really worth.  Further, most of those who think they know are usually wrong.  This workshop will identify the key drivers of business value.  Attendees will learn the business valuation methods accepted by The American Society of Appraisers.  The information provided in this workshop will help business owners to:

• Make smart choices to enhance the value of their business

• Make informed decisions on expansion, financing, sale or acquisition     

   opportunities

• Gain insight into value drivers beyond financial statements

• Understand where their business fits into the industry landscape

 

Presenter: J. Shawn Coleman, CPA, ABV, CFP®

Accredited in Business Valuation

Griffiths, Dreher & Evans, PS, CPAs

Cost: Advance registration $25.  Without Advance Registration:  $40.

2nd Person from the same company $15

Veterans:  $15

REGISTER

 Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

 Location: SBA, 801 West Riverside Ave., Suite 444

 

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FEATURED WORKSHOP | EVENT

How To Start a New Business

How To Start a New Business

Take advantage of the SCORE Business Workshop reduced prices to get your new business off to a successful start. 
 
Step-by-step consideration of legal, tax, insurance, accounting, business planning and funding topics which need to be addressed to successfully start a business. Are you really ready?

Repeats June through November on the 1st  Wednesday of the month.

Cost: $25 per person with advance registration; $40 at the door.
 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

July 6, 2016

August 3, 2016

Registration: 8:00 am

Class: 8:30am -12:30pm
Location: 801 W Riverside, Suite 444

SAVE  - Pre-Register for 4 of the Workshops for Only $80! 

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

July 6, 2016

August 3, 2016

 

Please note: Each workshop requires a minimum of three registrants. If you are enrolling a day or two before the workshop is scheduled, or plan to enroll at the door, please contact the SCORE office to find out if the minimum registration criteria has been met.  If you register at the door, there is an additional $15 charge.


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).