Shop Local, Support Local!
SCORE, the nation’s largest volunteer business mentoring service, is a nonprofit association dedicated to mentoring individuals in business or those thinking about starting a business. Founded in 1964, SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Our volunteers are real-world professionals, both actively employed and retired, with time-tested knowledge and perspective to help you succeed.
Conveniently located in downtown Belfast, SCORE Belfast offers free small business mentoring for current and aspiring small business owners in Waldo and Knox counties. Belfast is a branch office of SCORE Bangor and was created to serve more individuals across a broader geographical area. https://bangor.score.org/belfast
If you are an aspiring small business owner, you likely have a lot of questions on how to begin! This free workshop series will help you find the answers. Free lunch will be provided!
Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.
SCORE offers free mentoring whether you are starting, growing or experiencing problems with your business. If you are interested in meeting with a Certified Mentor, click here.
Interested in volunteering and have a background in business? You don’t have to have the answers, but instead will be trained to guide local hard-working people to ask the right questions and access resources to help their businesses. You can commit as much or as little time in any month as suits you, and you’ll get to work locally to assist other businesses to be part of the growth of our region!
Click here to learn more and apply.