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Welcome to Kitsap SCORE

Our mentors provide free in-person counseling for our clients by appointment throughout Kitsap, Jefferson and Clallam counties. Please contact:

Kitsap SCORE

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Get the help you need to start or grow your business.

biz mentorSCORE Kitsap provides free and confidential business advice to entrepreneurs working to launch a new business or grow their existing businesses in Kitsap County, WA. Our volunteer mentors have extensive experience from a broad range of industries and specialties to help you. And we meet with business people all over Kitsap County… Port Orchard – Poulsbo – Bremerton – Kingston – Silverdale – Bainbridge Island
Click here to find your personal mentor.

get newsWe do our best to generate and curate blog posts that focus on information requested by SCORE clients. We write some. We share others. But all are intended to help people like you make important business decisions. You can subscribe or just check back every now and then.
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workshopSCORE Kitsap offers a variety of workshops for individuals or groups working to launch a startup  or grow an existing business. Start-Up Basics several times a month at different locations to help new business get off the ground. Simple Steps for Growing Your Business is a series of courses providing information on key elements of growing your business.
Click here to learn about local workshops.

resourcesSCORE Kitsap has a substantial number of free tools and information resources to help small business owners and startup teams develop, launch and grow their small businesses. Included are templates and tools, a list of local professionals, and financial resources.
Click here to access free templates and tools.

Live webinars help you participate with others while learning how to start or grow your business. Pre-recorded webinars help you learn what you need to know on your own time and pick the topics that are the most important for you. Finance, money management, sales,  marketing and more.
Click here to learn about free webinars.

If you are an experienced business person, we can use your help. We’re recruiting volunteer mentors to help new and existing clients.

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. SCORE Kitsap is a start-up. We need experienced business people to join us as volunteer business mentors and workshop presenters. Our #2 priority until Dec 15th, is to build a team of local volunteers from Port Orchard to Kingston, from Bainbridge Island to Bremerton, from Silverdale to Poulsbo.
Click here to learn about volunteering.

Learn more about SCORE.

Since it’s inception in 1964, SCORE has been a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses build a strong foundation in order get started, grow, and achieve business goals through education and mentorship. SCORE’s 364 chapters hold events and workshops across the U.S. and match up entrepreneurs with local, volunteer mentors. Headquarted in Herdon, Virginia, SCORE is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
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