We’re Here for The Life of Your Business

South Sound/Tacoma SCORE is a team of nationally Certified Mentors who provide free professional counseling and workshops to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners in Pierce, Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Grays Harbor and South King counties.

Connect with South Sound/Tacoma SCORE

We're currently virtual!

Our physical office locations are currently closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Our staff and volunteers are still working remotely.

Mentoring is by appointment only. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our efforts to stop the spread of the virus, mentoring sessions will be conducted remotely via phone, video, or email. For inquiries, send us an e-mail.

Volunteer with SCORE

Give back to small businesses:
Volunteer with SCORE South Sound/Tacoma

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 South Sound/Tacoma 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

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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.

Attend a Webinar

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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, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse the Library

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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.

South Sound/Tacoma Platinum Award

SCORE South Sound/Tacoma earns Platinum Chapter Excellence Award 2020

The national office of SCORE “Mentors to America’s Small Business” honored South Sound/Tacoma SCORE with national recognition for outstanding client education in 2020. The award recognizes the SCORE chapter for achievement of excellence through workshops in support of local small businesses. 

South Sound/Tacoma Most Improved DIstrict Award

SCORE South Sound/Tacoma Wins Chapter of the Year

SCORE honored South Sound/Tacoma SCORE with the District Most Improved Chapter for outstanding performance in 2020. The award recognizes South Sound/Tacoma SCORE for exceptional growth in the services provided to local entrepreneurs, a wide range of free workshops and excellent face-to-face free mentoring.