Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Columbus to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

Our Mentors are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses. We have assisted more than 1,000 small business and non-profit clients through free confidential mentoring and low-cost workshops.

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Volunteer with SCORE Columbus

Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

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Lifelong Learning Matters

Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE Columbus GA offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse Business Resources

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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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SCORE Columbus GA earns Platinum Chapter Excellence Award 2020

The national office of SCORE “Mentors to America’s Small Business” honored Columbus GA SCORE with the highest level award a Chapter can receive in recognition of its outstanding service to its clients.

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Columbus GA SCORE Honored as Most Improved Chapter in the Georgia District for 2020

SCORE honored the Columbus GA Chapter as the Most Improved SCORE Chapter in the GA District for 2020. The award recognizes Columbus GA SCORE for exceptional growth in the services provided to local entrepreneurs, a wide range of free workshops, and excellent face-to-face free mentoring. Columbus SCORE expanded its services to include Eastern Alabama, all of southwest GA and NW Florida.

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Columbus GA SCORE Honored as Southeast Region’ Most Improved Chapter of the Year for 2020

In addition to being the Most Improved Chapter in Georgia, the Columbus Chapter of SCORE was also named the Most Improved Chapter in the Southeast. Our chapter's excellence is a reflection of our volunteers and the clients we've served. Our volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges.