Greater Seattle SCORE

WELCOME! Have you always wanted to start a business? Have an idea but not sure what to do next? Or, do you need specific help managing your established business? No matter the stage you are in, Greater Seattle SCORE exists to serve you. Try our no-cost counseling and low-cost workshops and see how we can help you discover solutions for your challenges. 

You can benefit from over 3,000 years of business experience accumulated by our volunteer counselors. Match your needs with a coach whose background is in your industry, or a specific area of expertise, and expand your management capacity instantly! Call now at (206)553-7320 to make an appointment for a time and place that is convenient for you. Remember, there is no cost to you!


Knowledge is power, and our low-cost workshops provide you an education in all aspects of starting and managing your business. In one day, you can learn the basics of how to start a business or write a business plan. You can learn about marketing, financial management, social media, QuickBooks and more in our rotating workshop schedule.

Upcoming workshops

Calendar: Greater Seattle Workshops and Events

Our huge collection of checklists, timelines, tip sheets and form templates are available to you at no cost. Find hundreds of resources on this website, purchase our CD of tasks and timelines for most startups, or stop by our office to peruse our collection of hardcover books. Learn more about the resources available to you.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Mar. 27, 2015 Seattle, WA
In this overview of blogging, we'll start with the basic question of "What is a blog?" and work you through choices of blogging...
Apr. 1, 2015 Seattle, WA
Position yourself for success with expert advice. Generate cash faster and avoid common pitfalls -- Start with the right legal, insurance and...
Apr. 8, 2015 Seattle, WA
The flagship workshop is coordinated by Jerry Zyskowski.  Over the last 20 years, Jerry has helped numerous businesses get started and/or...
Apr. 22, 2015 Seattle, WA
Crowdfunding is growing in popularity as an alternative to traditional methods of raising capital for business. Since its inception, the largest...
Apr. 24, 2015 Seattle, WA
Start your nonprofit with a solid plan. Learn how to get registered in WA State, apply to the IRS for tax-exempt status, and gain financial support...