Welcome to SCORE Chapel Hill Durham

Client service is the objective of SCORE Chapel Hill Durham and our business mentors are dedicated to providing the best possible service. Face-to-face or online, the mentors of SCORE are able and willing to aid in the success of small business.

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Important Update - SCORE Chapel Hill Durham


In-Person Events Are Suspended; Online Support Is Available.

Effective immediately, all SCORE chapters across the country have suspended in-person events, including mentoring sessions and workshops, until further notice. The health and safety of our clients, mentors, and workshop attendees is our number one priority.

Local Workshops

Local Workshops. Our upcoming workshops may be postponed or held online. If you've recently registered for a workshop, you should have received an update. More information on upcoming workshops can be seen below.

Mentoring Sessions

Mentoring Sessions. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. If you already have a SCORE mentor, ask them if you can use a remote method for your sessions. If you don't already have a mentor, you can find one here.

Some Additional Resources For You

Paycheck Protection Program: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on PPP Loan Forgiveness 

Learn more here.

Small Business Resilience Resource Portal

There's a lot of support out there to help your small business. Visit the portal here.

SBA Guidance & Assistance for Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has posted information regarding loan programs and guidance for businesses at Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

Additional Guidance for Local Businesses can be found at CAROLINACHAMBER.ORG/covid19.

Small Business Technology Development Center

More info on SBA Emergency Loans can be found here.

CDC Guidance & Prevention Protocols for Businesses

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has issued COVID-19 guidance for businesses and is updating them as new developments occur.

Please refer to the following links for the most up-to-date information about COVID-19:

SCORE Chapel Hill Durham Featured in Chapel Hill Magazine.


We were honored to be featured in Chapel Hill Magazine - "The Ultimate Orange County Business Resource Guide: Organizations and advice to turn to when starting a business".

Read our article here.


WTE occurs the second Tuesdays and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

Are you thinking about starting your own business, but not quite sure where to start? Or maybe you've already taken the leap, but feel overwhelmed? SCORE is here to help. We offer a great place to start with our "Welcome to Entrepreneurship" workshop.  Join us along with others like you, to hear a high level overview of what it takes to start and run your own business. Bring your questions and your business cards to this free program, to learn and network, held monthly in Durham and Chapel Hill. 

Until our live workshops can resume, we invite you to attend the same workshop through this prerecorded webinar. Click here.



TCB is powered by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, SCORE Chapel Hill Durham, and the Small Business Response. Join us monthly on the first Wednesday for an interactive workshop that provides you with the tools you need to succeed in your business. Learn more about TCB here.

November 11th >> RSVP Here

FREE Mentoring

SCORE 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.

Find a Mentor

Workshop & Events

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

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Become a Volunteer

Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back, connect with fellow business owners, and share your knowledge with others. SCORE volunteers provide confidential business mentoring services, both in person and online.

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SCORE Chapel Hill Durham Workshops & Seminars

Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops. Read more

Featured Podcast

Business Confidential Now with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner. Learn to identify the business issues hiding in plain view that matter to your bottom line. Read more

Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Volunteer

Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community. Interested in becoming a SCORE Chapel Hill Durham mentor? Complete the "Apply Now" tab below and a member of our chapter will contact you within the next 48 hours.

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