Central Illinois SCORE

Central Illinois SCORE provides free and confidential business advice and counseling tailored to meet the needs of your small business and your personal objectives.

SCORE volunteers are real-world professionals with time-tested knowledge who donate thousands of hours to help small businesses succeed. Counselors are experts in such areas as accounting, finance, marketing, management and business plan preparation. We have assisted many clients in obtaining business loans.

Contact us or call 309-664-0549 to learn more about our services. We look forward to serving you.  Or visit us on Facebook.


SCORE's 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

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.

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.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Sep. 10, 2015 Bloomington, IL
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and so many others!  Marketing on Social Media is so much more than having a web site (although that’s...
Oct. 8, 2015 Bloomington, IL
In the press of running a small business the urgent details of everyday operations usually take precedence over the truly important plans for the...
Nov. 12, 2015 Bloomington, IL
Federal and State governments represent a significant source of business for small business products and service contracts.  There are even...