Welcome to SCORE East Central Iowa
For over 50 years we have provided free, confidential, face-to-face mentoring to help entrepreneurs start, grow and fix their small business. Sign up to see a Certified Mentor today.
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Lifelong Learning Matters
Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE East Central Iowa offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.
Find Your Mentor Today
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.
Attend a Webinar
Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.
Browse the Library
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.
SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs
We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.
SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All.
Give back to small businesses
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?
The next SUCCESS could be yours!
In 2020, SCORE East Central Iowa mentors helped start 88 new businesses, create 149 new jobs, and provided 2,599 chapter services including mentoring sessions provided and workshop attendees.
SCORE helps ALL owners and entrepreneurs.
We offer business mentoring services and many resources and tools for all small businesses, including programs created for underserved audiences.
SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES Volunteer with SCORE East Central Iowa
As a SCORE Volunteer:
- Support local entrepreneurs
- Network and build new relationships
- Help grow your local small business community
- Expand your skillset and professional reputation
- And more!