Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Find resources to help you start or grow your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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Turn Your Bold Idea Into a Business

You want to be successful. Maybe you have an idea for a small business. Perhaps you’ve already started one and are looking to take it to the next level. Read more

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Five Marketing Must Haves for Small Businesses

Here are five marketing “must-haves” to help you successfully brand and promote your business. Read more

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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates & guides. Read more

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SCORE Showcases Successful Nonprofit Clients

Many successful nonprofits have been the beneficiaries of advice from experienced SCORE mentors. These are just a few of their inspiring stories.

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How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

March 27, 2018,

In recent years, more and more people have become interested in working for, supporting, or even starting nonprofits. If you have a strong passion for a cause and want to turn it into your life’s work, here are some things to consider before you try to start a nonprofit organization.

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How to Market Your Nonprofit Online

June 14, 2017,

Most of the principles that apply to for-profit marketing should be employed by nonprofit leaders to promote their organization, raise awareness and boost fundraising.

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Podcast: Ian Acker, Owner of Fit to Recover

In this podcast, Ramon Ray talks with Ian Acker, owner of Fit to Recover, a nonprofit gym that supports people in recovery through exercise, community service, nutrition and creati Read more

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Starting A Nonprofit

May 25, 2016

Starting a nonprofit doesn’t necessarily mean you can quit your day job right away, but like any small business owner, you could eventually earn enough from your nonprofit to justify a full-time salary for you and your staff.

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Podcast: Non-Profits

What is the difference between a non-profit and a business? Read more

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Nonprofit Success Depends on Your Business Mindset

As you put plans in place to launch your nonprofit, keep these three essential business components in mind.

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Selecting the Right Non-Profit Platform for Raising Money

January 5, 2015,

For non-profits, “marketing” is almost a dreaded word.  Gaining funding is necessary for doing good… but every dollar and hour spent on fundraising robs resources from the service work of the organization.

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Nonprofit Purpose and Tax-Exempt Status

July 31, 2014,

For many nonprofits, tax-exempt status is everything. The first step in obtaining tax exemption should be defining your nonprofit’s purpose.

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