Get Free Expert Help to Start & Grow Your Small Business
We offer free business advice, business training, and numerous templates & tools. Our chapter is looking for volunteers with diverse backgrounds and experience to serve in various roles — knowledgeable business mentors, chapter support, digital marketers, subject matter experts and more in Monroe, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Lafayette and Baton Rouge.
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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?
SCORE is Celebrating Black Business Month
Black small business owners and their communities have faced extraordinary challenges over the years. SCORE is renewing our commitment to being part of the solution.
- We’re here to close the opportunity gap.
- We’re here to take action.
- We’re here to give you the tools to meet and overcome any business challenge.
Visit the SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs resource hub designed to meet you where you are and get you where you want to go.
Lifelong Learning Matters
Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE Baton Rouge Area 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 Workshop
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.
Volunteer — Give back to your business community.
Our SCORE chapter is looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in various roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates.