1. MENTORING

    SCORE Spokane volunteers are real-world professionals with time- tested knowledge who donate thousands of hours to help small businesses like yours succeed. Counselors 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
  2. WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

    Spokane SCORE Workshop Series

    How to Start a New Business

    How to Write a Business Plan

    Small Business Marketing and Sales

    QuickBooks Financial Management

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    Workshop Cost:  $40 pre-registered, $50 at the door,
    $15 for an additional person from the same company.
    Save $35 -- only $125 pre-paid for the four workshop series.

    LOCATION: SBA Training Room
    801 W Riverside, Suite 444
    Spokane, WA 99201

    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 $10 charge.

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

     

     

     

  3. TEMPLATES & TOOLS

    SCORE Small Business Resource Guide for Businesses in Spokane, North Idaho, Eastern and Central Washington. In addition to local, regional and national contacts, the guide includes a starting a business checklist, helpful articles, business planning and legal information, resources, and how and where to go to get a business loan and what your need to have. Check it out! (This is 54 pages/3 meg - please allow time to download)

    Your local SBA - Serving Washington AND North Idaho - Locations, area Resource and Lending Partners. The SBA office has recently downsized, and may not always be open during regular business hours. It is a good idea to call before you go downtown. Most information is now available online.

     The Spokane Public Library is a quick and reliable way to get answers to your business related questions.  Rather than spending valuable time trying to track down information, turn that task over to the information professionals and keep your focus on making your business efficient and profitable.

     

  4. DONATE NOW!


    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.

    DONATE NOW
    Make YOUR choice TODAY! Let your gift have the greatest impact with YOUR philanthropy.

    Join more than 1,000 donors who have added SCORE as one of their charities of choice

     

REGISTER TO GET FREE LOCAL MENTORING

Connect with a local SCORE mentor to get free small business advice.

Register Now!

BECOME A SCORE MENTOR

Give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your expertise to entrepreneurs in your community.

Become a Member

NEWS

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Aug 30 2017 2:11PM

SCORE Offers New Social Media Workshop Series

Social Media Workshop Series:  Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Twitter

Sign up for the whole series.

 

Facebook Marketing for Small Business

 

This workshop is specifically tailored to people just starting out with social media and social networking. This is an entry level, or beginner seminar.
DATE:   Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Time:  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:  SCORE Training Room
801 W Riverside, Suite 444
Spokane, WA 99201

Cost: $25 per person with advance registration; $40 at the door.

 

Instagram and Pinterest Marketing for Small Business

 
This workshop is specifically tailored to people just starting out with social media and social networking. This is an entry level, or beginner seminar.
 
Date:  Tuesday, November 7, 2017,
Time:  1 pm –  3pm
Location: SBA, 801 West Riverside Ave., 4th Floor

Cost: $25 per person with advance registration; $40 at the door.

 

LinkedIn and Twitter Marketing for Small Business

 

This workshop is specifically tailored to people just starting out with social media and social networking. This is an entry level, or beginner seminar.
 
Date:  Tuesday, November 14, 2017,
Time:  1 pm –  3pm
Location: SBA, 801 West Riverside Ave., 4th Floor

Cost: $25 per person with advance registration; $40 at the door.

These are hands on workshop.  To get the most out of this class, please bring your web friendly device: laptop, tablet, cell phone, that you will use to manage your social media channels.  Also, bring and ask questions about the challenges you face with social media.

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FEATURED WORKSHOP | EVENT

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, October 25, 2017

November 22, 2017

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).