SCORE Mentors

10,000 Volunteers Helping Small Businesses Across America Succeed

The national SCORE Association is a not-for-profit organization with over 320 chapters and more than 10,000 volunteer mentors throughout the United States.

SCORE is a resource partner of the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). You can find information about the national organization and a wealth of tools, templates and educational resources at

SCORE Maine’s 135 mentors provide NO COST services at numerous locations across the state with more than 4,200 clients counseled in 2020. SCORE helped create 1,412 jobs in Maine, and 509 Maine new businesses were started with SCORE’s help in 2020. For Free Mentoring Services click here.

We offer free and low-cost business education workshops on a wide range of topics, from planning and financing to website and social media marketing. In 2020 there were more than 184 SCORE workshops offered in the state of Maine, with more than 3,900 attendees.

SCORE mentors can advise emerging and existing small business clients about financial matters such as cash flow management, achieving a healthy balance sheet, improving the bottom line and arranging financing. SCORE also advises on business planning, marketing and numerous other areas of importance to a successful small business. Select the site of the SCORE office nearest you to learn more and request FREE confidential mentoring assistance.

SCORE Maine’s Volunteers

  • Come from a variety of business backgrounds
  • Live in communities all over Maine
  • Are experienced business executives and entrepreneurs who volunteer their time to help others start and grow their businesses
  • Can draw on the expertise of other SCORE Maine mentors, or reach out to the more than 10,000 SCORE mentors nationally
  • Collaborate with other small business service providers in Maine to assist you
  • Have completed SCORE’s mentoring certification process

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