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

Apr. 18, 2015 Bloomington, IL
Money Smart Week presented by U.S. Bank Doing Business with the Government So You Want to Start a Small Business This event is...
Apr. 23, 2015 Bloomington, IL
Essentials of Locating your Business at the Bloomington Public Library What are the essential consideration of where you do business?...
Apr. 25, 2015 Bloomington, IL
Money Smart Week presented by First State Bank of Bloomington Funding Your Small Business Insuring Your Small Business This event is...
May. 21, 2015 Bloomington, IL
Essentials of an Import/ Export Business by SBA / Bradley University at the Bloomington Public Library International Trade may seem...