Fort Lauderdale, also known as Broward SCORE, is one of the first chapters and was founded in 1964 as Chapter 17. We are an active chapter and have more than 30 volunteers. The mentors of SCORE Broward / Fort Lauderdale have experienced business owners and managers who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business owners and potential small business owners achieve success. Connect with us for informative, useful workshops, small business mentoring, special small business events and more.
Our mission is to help entrepreneurs and small business men and women start, develop, and grow businesses in Broward County
We are an all-volunteer chapter that operates under a few key principles to achieve our mission.
- Staying ahead of the curves of business knowledge & experience.
- The chapter must function as a business itself while being run by a volunteer staff.
- We will partner with other organizations and share our resources to obtain a multiplier effect
- Our primary focus is on growing businesses
SCORE mentors provide you with in-depth, industry-specific business assistance to help evaluate a business idea or plan, stimulate business growth and ensure long-term stability.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years.
SCORE is a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. SCORE volunteers have the knowledge and experience to help any small business owner get the help they need. Our dedicated volunteers represent over 3,000 years of experience across 62 industries.
SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE provides resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.
Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide.