About Us

Springfield Illinois SCORE Chapter


The Springfield Illinois SCORE chapter is located at 3330 Ginger Creek Dr., Suite B South, just west of White Oaks Mall. We provide free personal and confidential mentoring for small business entrepreneurs and individuals  who would like to start a business. We have mentored hundreds of local business owners in all phases of their business from, startups, to financing,  operational support, marketing strategies, competitor analysis,  employment, importing/exporting, business insurance, legal issues and sale of a business. While we are not a substitute for paid professional services, we can help you utilize their services in the most cost effective way. Click on the Mentoring tab to request our services. You may select a mentor, or a mentor will be assigned to you. 


Be a Springfield SCORE Volunteer

We are looking for individuals with business skills who can volunteer for our Springfield chapter. You may volunteer for as many hours as you feel comfortable in committing. Opportunities exist for:

  • Mentoring Face to Face - with local clients.
  • Email Mentoring- serve clients throughout the USA.
  • Workshop Presenter - local workshops on business issues, including starting a business, marketing on social media, how to secure a Small Business Administration loan, etc., etc.
  • SCORE Volunteer Recruiter -
  • Marketing Chapter Services - building community awareness of SCORE services.
  • Chapter Administration- technology maintenance, client tracking, social media maintenance, etc.