Welcome to Northwest Arkansas SCORE
Chapter 511 provides FREE and confidential small business counseling and mentoring, seminars, workshops, and other services to the region's small business community.
If your business has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we can help you find available funding through the Small Business Administration (SBA).
Lifelong Learning Matters
Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE Northwest Arkansas 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 Webinar
Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, 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.
Upcoming Online Webinars
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 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.
2021 SCORE National Impact
BUILDING A FUTURE
Quite simply, if you want to make a lasting impact in your small business community, SCORE is the place to do that. Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Small Business Mentoring Leader
SCORE’s 10,000 volunteers provide business mentoring and education in more than 230 chapters across 1,500 communities nationwide.
Support for Everyone
SCORE is a uniquely American organization that synthesizes two historic national ideals: entrepreneurial spirit and volunteerism. SCORE helps a diverse range of American Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs.
Big Impact on Small Businesses
In 2021, SCORE mentors helped start 25,084 businesses and create 71,475 non-owner new jobs and 96,559 total new jobs.
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.