Free Small Business Advice for the Life of Your Business

LOCAL SCORE MENTORS help small businesses in every stage. Whether you are starting out or wanting to grow, SCORE provides guidance in Business Analysis, Marketing, Finance, Sales and Business Development.


Small Business Relief: Payroll Protection Program incl. Forgiveness - Update August 28, 2020

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) INFORMATION FOR BORROWERS Eligibility, Terms, Application and Foregiveness Details Have Been Published by the US Treasury. Read more

Webinar Series: Opportunities & Considerations for Your Response to the Covid-19 Crisis

Recorded webinars presented by SCORE Santa Barbara covering COVID-19 support options available for small businesses. Read more

Webinar Series: Navigating Your Business Through Uncertainty Towards Recovery

A series of webinars that provides support and tools to analyze your business situation, develop a tactical ad strategic plan - and to suggest action. Read more

Webinar Series: Starting or Pivoting Your Business in eCommerce

Recorded webinars presented by SCORE Santa Barbara covering starting or pivoting a business to eCommerce. Read more

Webinar Series: Best Practices for Managing your Small Business Bookkeeping & Accounting

Webinar Series: Best Practices for Managing your Small Business Bookkeeping & Accounting Read more

Recorded Webinar

Cares Act – Payroll Protection Program (PPP) for Small Business Webinar Recording

A SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the PPP is an emergency loan program intended to allow borrowers to... Read more

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Recorded Webinar

Corona Crisis Relief for Small Businesses Webinar Recording

Business leaders discuss navigating the challenges introduced by the COVID-19 business crises and answer attendee questions. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Webinar Recording

Emergency grants from the Small Business Administration (SBA) are included as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020 provide for immediate... Read more

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Free Mentoring

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. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

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Workshops & Events

Register today for our FREE business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

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Become a Volunteer

As a SCORE volunteer you can give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs. SCORE volunteers help entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. 

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Local Santa Barbara County SCORE Workshops and Interactive Sessions

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