SCORE is your destination for free business templates, e-guides, checklists, blogs, infographics, videos, tools and other helpful resources to help you start and grow your small business.

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From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding

This educational webinar will provide actionable step-by-step guidance on starting a business and filing proper documents to gain funds. Read more

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COVID Resource

SBA Coronavirus Relief Options

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more

Grow With Google Digital Readiness Series

SCORE is proud to announce a partnership with Grow with Google and the International Downtown Association (IDA) to launch a four-part free digital readiness series designed to... Read more

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General Business Resources

Take advantage of the many local and national resources available to you at no cost. Read more


Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean startup template for developing new or documenting existing business models. It is a visual chart with elements... Read more


Biz Topics

Helpful Information regarding various business topics Read more


Business Registration

A sole proprietor or co-partnership is required by law to file the business name (if different than the real name of the person) at the county clerk's office where your business... Read more

Resources to Help You Start Your Business

Starting up: are you ready? Help from the Small Business Administration and SCORE Are you ready to start a business?  Take this assessment tool to determine if you are ready to... Read more

How to Start a Business Checklist

Use this handy checklist to complete the tasks needed to start your business. Read more


Business Tax Resource

Confused by the labyrinth of business tax regulations? Many resources are available on-line where small business owners can find help and advice in business taxes. Tax information... Read more


Employee vs. Independent Contractor – Ten Tips for Business Owners

Employee vs. Independent Contractor – Ten Tips for Business Owners If you are a small business owner, whether you hire people as independent contractors or as employees will... Read more

Business Calculators

Business Calculators Start-Up Costs Calculator Calculate the start-up costs of your new business before you get going. This calculator helps you evaluate how much capital... Read more


How to Build an Emergency Fund

Emergency savings can help your business survive unexpected crises. John Howie, a SCORE mentor from our Southern New Jersey Chapter walks you through the steps you should take to... Read more


The Changing State of the Office

June 15, 2021,

As the country reopens, it's important to bring employees safely back to the workplace. Keep these things in mind as your employees come back to work in person.