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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Local Workshops

Local Workshops. Some of our workshops are currently being held virtually, some have resumed "in-person” and some are both. Please watch for the announcements and read carefully the registration instructions.

Mentoring Sessions

Mentoring Sessions. Mentors are now available to participate in-person or via phone, email, and video. If you already have a SCORE mentor, ask if they want to continue mentoring remotely or resume mentoring in person. If you don't already have a mentor, you can find one here.


SCORE 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.


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. 

Our live workshops have resumed. Check back to see when the next live event is scheduled. If you prefer you can attend the same  workshop through this prerecorded webinar Click 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 & Webinars

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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