Fox Valley SCORE

Who we are:  We're a local volunteer organization of successful business people who provide assistance to the Small Business community.

What we offer: We offer free local mentoring, free or low cost workshops, and resource tools for anyone who is currently operating a business or thinking about starting one.

Why you should contact us: With 50 years of experience, SCORE has a proven record of helping existing small businesses grow and new businesses get started and operate more effectively.

With 15 convenient locations in DuPage, DeKalb, Kane, Will, Kendall, and McHenry counties, SCORE can help you with:

Make an appointment for free mentoring today.

Why choose free mentoring?

  • Results: Our team of mentors is comprised of successful business people with a wealth of real-world experience who can guide you to success!
  • Free:  You can’t beat the price! Our not-for-profit organization offers free and confidential business counseling!
  • Convenience: Counseling can be conducted at one of our many western suburban locations, or by telephone or email!

Click here to meet with a mentor at a location near you.

  • SCORE workshops include a broad range of topics for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.
  • Many workshops are free, while others have a nominal charge.
  • Examples of recent workshops include business planning, marketing, social media, Quickbooks, managing your finances, and more!

Upcoming Workshops

 

 
 

Small business experts have compiled a wide variety of business resources including:

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Jul. 9, 2015 Elmhurst, IL
This workshop explores the small business and franchise industry with emphasis on franchising. We’ll explore the pros and cons of owning...
Jul. 21, 2015 Joliet, IL
Intellectual property attorney, Eric Waltmire, will describe how to protect your intellectual property.

Jul. 24, 2015 - Aug. 28, 2015
Wheaton, IL
You are invited to this unique workshop that is back by popular demand and one fee covers your team up to 4 people. 
Aug. 13, 2015 Elmhurst, IL
Attend a primer on types of business plans and library resources to assist you.