• 585 New businesses started

  • 698 Non-owner jobs created

  • 5,184 Total Chapter Services (total mentoring sessions provided + total workshop attendees)

  • 65% Percentage of SCORE Clients in Business

  • 57% Number of SCORE Clients that Grew Their Business

Strengthening America’s Economy: SCORE earns the federal government money as a direct and effective catalyst for business and job creation. Small businesses need money and mentoring to be successful. No organization is more effective at mentoring than SCORE.


  • 54,506 New businesses started

  • 61,534 Non-owner jobs created

  • $192.64 SCORE's cost to help create one business

  • $170.64 SCORE's cost to help create one job

  • $47.32 Amount SCORE clients return to the Federal Treasury for every federal dollar appropriated to SCORE

  • 58% Percentage of in-business clients that increased revenue in 2017

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 Austin serves the Greater Austin area with a main location and eight conveniently located satellite offices. There are more than 50 volunteers skilled in the following areas:

  • Strategy Plans, Business Plans
  • Legal, Business Structure
  • Marketing, Sales
  • Public Relations
  • Finance, Accounting
  • Budgeting, Banking and Loans
  • Selling and Buying a Business
  • Manufacturing, Engineering
  • Retail
  • Restaurant, Food
  • Publishing, Printing
  • Design
  • Construction, Contractors
  • International Import & Export
  • Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
  • Non-Profit

SCORE Austin has also formed partnerships with many other organizations in the area to help support the growth of small business and share resources. These include Chambers of Commerce, the public library system, micro lenders, and many others.

Download 2017 SCORE National and Local Impact Report