Free, Real-World Business Advice
to Help Your Business Succeed !!
SCORE is America’s premier small business
counseling organization since 1964.
Our mission is to help you achieve your
business goals. The 50+ volunteers of Buffalo
Niagara SCORE have many decades of
real-world business experience to share
with you as part of a national network of
over 13,000. SCORE’s experienced business
mentors provide general business advice on
every aspect of business planning, start-up,
management and growth.
Our services include:
The volunteers of SCORE Chapter 45
are ready to share their extensive and
valuable real-world business experience
to help you start, grow and enhance your business.
Our SCORE business experts can meet with you
in person, we can answer questions by phone
and we can answer questions by email.
Use this link to connect with a SCORE volunteer.
Our featured local workshops:
Get free and confidential mentoring at Buffalo Chapter from 50+ mentors with decades of experience.
In Erie County and Buffalo, face-to-face business counseling is available at the Main Buffalo office (typically Monday - Friday 10, 11 and Noon by appointment only):
540 Niagara Center
130 South Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
Other Counties: also by appointment -
- For Allegany, telephone Belmont (585-268-7605) or Wellsville (585-593-5080) or Houghton (585-567-9200)
- For Cattaraugus (Olean, 716-372-6607)
- For Genesee (Batavia, 585-343-9550)
- For Orleans (Albion, 585-589-5335)
- For Wyoming (Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce, 585-237-0230)
Attend an in-person local workshop or any of the 100+ online webinars available with 24/7 instant access.
- Start and grow your business with free, online workshops
- Find a local workshop that fits your needs
- Attend a local event and meet SCORE experts
Use our experts' best known practices with 500+ templates & tools to start and grow your business.
- Use for advice for every business stage
- Download as your first step to small business success
- Contact a SCORE mentor to help you achieve your dream
With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies and much more.
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