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.


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



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    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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Apr 11 2018 3:03PM

Workshops and Mentoring at Spokane SCORE

Sell Without Selling -- Direct Sales Success


Are you an entrepreneur or business owner that depends on direct sales to grow your business?  Learn from seasoned experts with decades of experience building multi-million dollar corporations.  You will learn time tested sales techniques and receive valuable sales training that normally costs hundreds of dollars to access.  Whether you sell products or services, you will take away practical tools you can instantly apply. This will be an inspirational seminar for you and your employees alike.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

9am to 11am

Optional Q&A till Noon

Location 801 W Riverside-

GSI Conference Room 1st Floor**

Cost: $30


Franchising 101 with FranNet


If you think you’re ready to become an entrepreneur have you considered franchising? 

We’ll Discuss:

  • Why people buy franchises and who is the right fit for franchise ownership
  • What are todays trends in franchising
  • How do you properly finance a franchise and what financing resources are available in today’s market
  • How to find the franchise that is right for you and the local market
  • What is the proper research process for making a safe and wise decision
  • What local resources are available to help you make the decisions

Tuesday, June 5,2018

Time:  9-11am

Location:  SBA/SCORE Traing Room

801 W Riverside, Suite 444

Spokane, WA 99201

Cost:  $25

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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, May 23, 2018

June 27, 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).