Receive real-world mentorship for your business

    Our mentors are professionals with time-tested knowledge who donate thousands of hours to help small businesses like yours succeed. They 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

    Spokane SCORE Workshop Series
    How to Start a New Business
    How to Write a Business Plan
    Small Business Marketing and Sales
    QuickBooks Financial Management


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

    Click on the Date to Register



    Get Free Business Resources

    If you’re looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination.


    Your local SBA - Serving Washington AND  North Idaho -  area Resource and Lending Partners. 


    The Spokane Public Library is a quick and reliable way to get answers to your business related questions. 



    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.

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July -September - Featured Workshops

July -September -  Featured Workshops


How to Build and Execute a Social Media Marketing Strategy

A skilled Marketing professional will guide you through the process of identifying your marketing goals and how social media can support those goals.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Time:  1 to 3 pm

Tools for Entrepreneurship

This workshop will focus on equipping the attendees with resources that will help them be successful in a startup business or improving an existing business.  Topics include the business model canvas, value proposition design, financial management training, and marketing.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

10am to 11:30am

Build your Website Series

Class 1- Gain insights into how to identify your prospective customers, how to attract them to your business, and how to get them to buy your products and services.  

Classes 2-4- A skilled Web designer, and marketing executive will walk you through the steps to build a brand new website.  This will be a hands on class where you are can bring your device and begin making your own website with the guidance of a professional.  

You will get expert advice and practical hands on guidance to do the following:  1) Choose the right platform to manage your website content. 2) Get a domain and webhosting set up.  3) Set up and customize your website  4) Installing plug-in and more enhancements.


Class 1.  July 18, 2018

Class 2:  July 25, 2018

Class 3:  August 1, 2018

Class 4:  August  8, 2018

Time for all:  8:30 am – 12:30 pm


Financial Mgmt/QuickBooks

A QuickBooks (QB) expert will guide you through using QB as a bookkeeping and financial management tool.  Learn tips, shortcuts, and answers to all your QuickBooks questions. Learn the keys to financial management, along with resources on financial management best practices.

Wednesdays,  August 22, September 26, October, 24, November 28

Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm

   Search Engine Optimization

SEO made easy. Promote your business online with a simple, tactical approach to getting on the first page of Google. You'll receive a step-by-step understanding of what it means, how it works and how to do it yourself. 

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018

Time: 1 to 3pm


WORKSHOP COST:   $25 pre-registered, $40 at the door, $15 additional person

*Website series $80    SAVE $20 – only $80 pre-paid for four-workshop series


LOCATION:    SBA Training Room, 801 West Riverside Ave, Suite 444



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QuickBooks Financial Management

 QuickBooks Financial  Management

A QuickBooks expert will guide you through using QuickBooks as a bookkeeping and financial management tool.  Learn tips and shortcuts and get the answers to all of your QuickBooks questions. (This is not hands-on, step-by-step Quickbooks basic trianing.)  Lean the keys to financial management, along with resources and financial management practices.  Especially valuable for those who are already in business.

Cost: $25 with advance registration, $40 at the door.

$15 for an additional person from the same company.

 Repeats January  through November on the 4th Wednesday of the month

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

August 22, 2018

September 26, 2018

October 24, 2018

November 28, 2018


Registration: 8:00 am
Class: 8:30am -12:30pm
Location: 801 W Riverside, Suite 444

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

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).