Welcome to the SCORE San Francisco Chapter

SCORE San Francisco and our volunteer business mentors are dedicated to providing the best possible service. Face-to-face or online, our mentors are able and willing to aid in the success of small businesses.

We serve entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin counties. More than 50 retired and active professionals provide free and confidential business counseling and a variety of low-cost workshops to boost your business success. SF SCORE mentors are real-world professionals with time-tested knowledge. 

Our mentors bring experience in dozens of industries, including restaurants, hospitality, manufacturing, internet, mobile devices, nonprofits, real estate, human resources, food and beauty products, and government contracting. Get all the help you need to launch or support an existing business, along with tools and local resources.

We provide:

  • Volunteer MENTORS who share their expertise across many industries
  • Free, confidential business mentoring in person, via email or by video
  • Free business TOOLS, templates, and tips here online
  • Inexpensive or free business WORKSHOPS (locally) and webinars (online 24/7)

SCORE San Francisco

455 Market Street, Suite 600,
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: (415) 764-4964
Fax: (415) 744-6750

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About SCORE & History

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 11,000+ 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 310 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 11,000 volunteers nationwide.