Get Free Expert Mentoring from SCORE Southern Maryland to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

SCORE Southern Maryland volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's Counties.

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Live Online Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Attend a Workshop Taught by Local Experts!

SCORE Washington DC mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Due to COVID-19, our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view live online workshops on a variety of small business topics.

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Free Remote Mentoring for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Professionals Get Free Business Mentoring Today!

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, SCORE mentors will meet with clients remotely. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. If you already have a SCORE mentor, ask them if you can use a remote mentoring method for your sessions. If you don’t already have a SCORE mentor, you can request a remote business mentor today.

You can browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

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Upcoming Local Events

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How to Start a Non-Profit Organization

June 22, 2021, 12:00pm EDT
Zoom Webinar
Differences between a non-profit and for-profit corporation can be confusing. Our experts will walk you through the process of understanding alternative non-profit structures, starting and managing a non-profit, and establishing a board. Read more
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Selling to the Federal Government Market - 6/22/2021

June 22, 2021, 12:00pm EDT
Live virtual webinar via Zoom
In this webinar, SCORE expert business mentor and retired Northrup Grumman executive Karen Williams will take you through the steps to sell to the federal government. Read more
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Live Event
Online

Registering and Selling to the Federal Government | Two Webinar Series – Q3 2021

September 27, 2021, 5:00pm EDT
Register for both Federal Government Market webinars this quarter at once. Look for registration confirm emails for each webinar within 48 hours of registering for the Series. Read more
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Spotlight on SCORE Southern Maryland Clients

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Soup to Nuts and Veggies, too!

Today, The Green Anarchist is poised to become the first regional multi-channel marketer of microgreens in the mid-Atlantic area thanks in part to the depth and width SCORE’s... Read more

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Spotlight: SCORE Client Karl Schrass and Annapolis Compost

Karl Schrass and his wife Anna Kramer founded Annapolis Compost in 2016 after moving to Maryland the prior year from Germany where separating organic waste collection was the norm... Read more

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Spotlight: SCORE client Kevyn Scott and Charleys Philly Steaks Franchise

It took less than 6 months for Kevyn Scott to get a business loan after reaching out to SCORE Southern Maryland. In Kevyn’s own words: “the best decision I could have made was... Read more

Coronavirus Resources for Small Businesses

Federal

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has information regarding assistance and guidance that covers Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs), SBA debt relief, express bridge loans, SBA resources, and government contracting is on the site.

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Maryland

The State of Maryland has taken far-reaching and proactive steps to minimize the impact of COVID-19 across our state. A complete description of actions the state has taken, including resources for businesses, can be found at the following site.

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Center for Disease Control

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is also providing information on how business owners can keep their businesses and employees healthy. Please visit their website for official guides, tips, and more.

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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.

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