SCORE is a non-profit partner of the Small Business Administration providing training and counseling for small business.

The San Francisco SCORE chapter serves entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin counties. More than 50 retired and active professionals provide free and confidential business counseling, and a variety of low-cost workshops to boost your business success.

our services

  • One-on-one business mentoring. Our mentors bring experience in dozens of industries, including restaurants, hospitality, manufacturing, internet, mobile devices, nonprofits, real estate, human resources, food and beauty product, and government contracting. We offer face-to-face and online counseling at no fee from our offices in downtown San Francisco and selected Chambers of Commerce in San Mateo and Marin. Get all the help you need to launch or support an existing business, along with tools and local resources.
  • Business workshops. We offer free and low-cost workshops in person and online to provide lessons on how to start and run a business.

Our Office

455 Market Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

(415) 744-6827


What entrepreneurs say about Score

My mentor helped me understand quality staffing and the need to delegate, and be in a management role, instead of a ‘do-it-all’ role.
— Valerie Gaus from Rays of Hope Rejuvenation Center

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