Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, Montecito, Santa Maria, Lompoc and The Santa Ynez Valley.
SCORE provides professional guidance and information to America's small business in order to strengthen the local and national economy. As an organization, we provide our experience and knowledge through confidential counseling, seminars, workshops and publications to those seeking information on how to establish or expand a small business. We are a resource partner of the Small Business Administration SBA.
The Santa Barbara SCORE chapter works with entrepreneurs and businesses located here in the Santa Barbara area including Goleta, Carpinteria, Montecito, Lompoc, Santa Maria and The Santa Ynez Valley.
If you're looking for guidance in structuring your Santa Barbara, area business venture and are seeking the advice of seasoned professionals, you've come to the right place. All counseling provided by SCORE is FREE.
We begin our relationship with a counseling session. Your counselor will become your Mentor, working with you over time to build your business from idea to startup to growth. All counselors honor a code of ethics to ensure client confidentiality and professional conduct. Bob Vitamante is our Chairman. Our Counselors are anxious to help you.
"Your Success is Our Reward!"
SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email
SANTA BARBARA SCORE MENTORS and COUNSELORS currently live in the local community. They represent corporate, private enterprise, and government acumen from throughout the nation. Currently they conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business. All sessions are confidential and FREE!
With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.