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 13,000+ 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 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide


Our experienced counselors provide FREE small business counseling for business owners in the Southwest Florida area from our Fort Myers office.

Southwest Florida SCORE conducts approximately 1000 counseling cases each year. In doing this our counselors spend approximately 4500 hours each year in this volunteer venture.



We have added a computer equipped with:
1. Quick Books with all of the extras
2. Business Plan Pro
These are available for anyone to use or just tryout. Please call 239-489-2935 for an appointment..

We also have a very good book available for sale published by one of our other SCORE Chapters on "Business Management". They are available for viewing and purchase at our SCORE Office.

SCORE Southwest Florida Chapter 219
Social Security Building
Suite 231
3650 Colonial Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33966
Telephone: (239) 489-2935
FAX: (239) 489-1170
Email: score219@embarqmail.com

Office hours

  9:30am-1:30pm, M-W-F
Our office is on reduced hours for the summer
Other times can also be arranged.
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