Experienced Business Professionals Help You Succeed

East Bay SCORE offers FREE business mentoring in multiple languages, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools to help you start or grow a business. We also provide advice to help you address the economic impact of the coronavirus.

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New! Official government descriptions and updates for the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, and the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program.

See the latest information at www.sba.gov and www.treasury.gov/cares, and careliefgrant.com. East Bay SCORE has counselors who are specially trained to help you with any questions. Contact us at 510-273-6611 or by email info@eastbayscore.org for more information.

Free Mentoring

Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential,business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

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Local Workshops

Register today for our no- or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

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Free Resources

If you’re looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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Los empresarios Hispanos son el segmento de propietarios de negócios de más rápido crecimiento en los Estados Unidos.

Ofrecemos tutoría gratuita, seminarios virtuales y recursos educativos para emprendedores en Español. 

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Temporarily, because of the coronavirus, East Bay SCORE is working remotely and all mentoring sessions will be conducted by telephone, video or email, rather than face-to-face. Make appointments on our website, or contact us by phone or email.
Website: eastbay.score.org
Phone: 510-273-6611
Email: info@eastbayscore.org
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 429, Alameda CA 94501

Our experienced business mentors provide advice on every aspect of business and are available in multiple languages. We provide mentoring in English, Spanish, Hindi, BengaliMarathiMandarinCantoneseFrench, German, Portuguese and Russian. If you don’t see someone that meets your needs, you can contact our office at (510) 273-6611 or email us at info@eastbayscore.org to find your best match.

We are now presenting our workshops online. Check here for a complete list of our live Zoom presentations.

Temporarily, because of the coronavirus, the office is closed, but we are available during our office hours (9:30 AM to 2:30 PM Monday thru Friday) by phone and email. Thanks for your understanding and patience.

SCORE is proud to form alliances with companies and organizations to expand small business outreach, services and resources to communities nationwide.
East Bay SCORE depends on the generosity of its sponsors to provide services to small businesses in the East Bay. Our sponsors include:

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