Dayton SCORE Provides Small Business Training and Mentoring

High quality business advice and training are provided to small businesses from certified Dayton SCORE mentors.  These business services are provided in one-on-one meetings and workshops designed to meet the needs of start-up and existing small businesses.

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For-Profit Overview 

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

For-Profit Overview

NonProfit Overview

Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations in the Dayton region benefit yearly from training and free mentoring services that include topics on board development, volunteer management, fundraising, planning, financial management, and marketing.

NonProfit Overview

Templates & Tools

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.

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Miami Valley Calendar of Workshops and Events

The following Ohio business related conferences, workshops, and events are highlighted by Dayton SCORE , Dayton Metro Library, SBA, and various local business associations.  Read more

Dayton SCORE Newsletter

Within our newsletter, learn about Dayton SCORE′s outreach to the business community that is supported by our experienced counselors. Read more

The Dayton SCORE Volunteer Experience

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Patricia Langford-Finley, Founder / Owner, Langford′s Gourmet Cookies, LLC
Patricia Langford-Finley
Founder / Owner, Langford′s Gourmet Cookies, LLC

Dayton SCORE has been a very valuable resource for my start-up business which started in November, 2010.

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Meloney Hall, Owner, Big Uptick Social Marketing, LLC

I opened Big Uptick Social Marketing in July 2013. In less than a year in May 2014, I made the company an LLC. It was a big leap of faith for me, and right away, I noticed that my business inquiries increased. It was so wonderful to experience those moments!

I am very grateful to Jerry Smith, one of the Dayton SCORE Mentors and business counselors, who matched up one of his clients with my skills that I could provide through Big Uptick Social Marketing, LLC. Jerry is a masterful match-making ambassador, as his core mission is to help small businesses all around our Dayton area.

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