Small Business Professionals Located Near You in Central Minnesota

Get FREE mentoring, resources, tools, templates, and webinars from local business professionals to help start or grow your business. We offer confidential professional mentoring in convenient and safe sessions to help you develop solutions for success.

For the Life of Your Business

Our branches, St. Cloud, Brainerd, and Alexandria provide mentoring and workshop services throughout the Central Minnesota area. Our Certified Mentors, with a wide range of skills and industry experience, will help you start and grow your business through free and confidential business advice.

Our mentoring services are supported with a range of workshops delivered by some of the best small business specialists in the region on a wide range of topics from digital marketing to finance basics, banking and a host of other topics related to starting and growing your business.

Finally, you’ll find some of the most relevant and useful business development tools available to augment your business development needs as you work with one of our mentors or on your own. And, it’s all at no charge.

We look forward to being of value to your small business development needs.

It's Important to Continue Learning Throughout Your Life

Because education is the key to success, SCORE Central Minnesota provides business owners with a variety of resources, such as webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to help them keep learning as they grow their companies.

Find Your Mentor Today

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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 Workshop

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse the Library

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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.

SCORE for All

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. 

Visit SCORE for All


Volunteer with SCORE Central Minnesota

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?

Apply Today!