We’re Here for The Life of Your Business.

Get free advice from local experts to help start or grow your small business in Athens, Dahlonega, Gainesville, Banks, Clarke, Dawson, Fannin, Habersham, Hall, Jackson, Lumpkin, Rabun, Towns, Union, and White counties.

Connect with Northeast Georgia SCORE

Coronavirus Small Business Resource Hub

SCORE is here to help your business through this uncertain moment. Access the link and find essential info to support your decisions.

SCORE Business Resources

Coronavirus Relief Options

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak. Find out more about these loans and debt relief options.

SBA Loan Resources

Free Mentoring

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. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

Find a Mentor

Workshops & Events

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. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

Take a Workshop

Templates & Tools

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.

Browse the Library

Become a Volunteer & Help Dreams Come True

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

Become a Volunteer