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The coronavirus has hit small businesses hard, but SCORE's 10,000 mentors can help you during this difficult time.  Connect with a SCORE Kansas City Mentor to receive free business advice. Our Mission is to provide resources and expertise to maximize the success of existing and emerging small businesses. 

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Free Remote Mentoring for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Professionals Get Free Business Mentoring Today!

Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, individual, confidential, business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed.

Until further notice, all mentoring sessions are remote, either by phone, email, or online. You can browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

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The Kansas City SCORE chapter has been awarded SCORE's Platinum Award for excellence in serving our clients four years in a row!

Leading the way in business development is SCORE Kansas City. Every year thousands of Kansas City citizens have great ideas, energy, and visions of their future and endeavor to start their own businesses. SCORE Kansas City can help provide training, guidance, and support to help your small business succeed. Begin your journey to small business success with SCORE Kansas City!

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Live Online Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Attend a Workshop Taught by Local Experts! 

During this time of economic and and health crisis, SCORE Kansas City has ELIMINATED ALL FEES on our workshop program. 


SCORE Kansas City mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Due to COVID-19, our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view live online workshops on a variety of small business topics.

Upcoming Workshops


Upcoming Workshops, Live & Recorded Webinars

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Live Event

Grant Prep Boot Camp Workshop - 06/14/2021 - C0019

June 14, 2021, 9:00am CDT
Online event
Quit putting off writing those grants - attend SCORE's fast-paced Bootcamp. Learn how to research, prepare, write & apply for grants. Instructor: Sarah Shipley of Shipley Communications. Read more
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Live Event

Business Law and Related Tax Topics for Emerging Business - 6/17/2021 - C0019

June 17, 2021, 9:00am CDT
Learn from two local attorneys about business and tax law considerations for your choice of business entity, documents including operating agreements, vendor and customer agreements, and common tax issues. Learn about growth topics such as bringing on investors, merging, acquiring and selling a business. Read more
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Live Event

Franchising: Start a business - Keep your day job! - 06/18/2021 - C0019

June 18, 2021, 9:00am CDT
Online event
Sound too good to be true? Join our workshop to discuss semi-absentee franchise ownership as a way to start your business. As the world is living through a challenging moment in real-time, presenter Megan Stanek of FranNet will also discuss some recession-resistant and/or essential service models that franchising has to offer. Read more
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Kansas City SCORE Useful Small Business Websites

On this page you will find Resources and Partners that can help you with making decisions on you business. If you have any questions please call our offices at 816 235-6675. Read more


Kansas City SCORE Local Resources

Starting a new business is a large undertaking. Fortunately, there are numerous excellent resources online and at your finger tips. Kansas City SCORE has compiled the following... Read more

Kansas City SCORE Sponsors

By partnering with SCORE Kansas City, our sponsors make it possible for thousands of Kansas City area entrepreneurs and small business owners to benefit from our various outreach... Read more

Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Volunteer

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

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