Welcome to Des Moines SCORE

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired businessmen and businesswomen, 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 SimpleSTEPS Series Workshops

Do you have an idea for starting a new business?

Jump-start your business idea with SCORE SimpleSTEPS Series Workshops. Successful and experienced executives will help you reach a “go or no go” decision for starting a business. Make a smart start. Attend the SCORE SimpleSTEPS Series Workshops and begin your journey for small business success. SimpleSTEPS starts again June 7, 2022. Seats are limited. Enroll now by using CRN# 31714!

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It's Important to Continue Learning Throughout Your Life

Because education is the key to success, SCORE Des Moines provides business owners with a variety of resources, such as webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to help them keep learning as they grow their companies.

Find Your Mentor Today

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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. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Webinar

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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. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse the Library

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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.

Volunteer with SCORE Des Moines

Give back to small businesses

Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

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SCORE for All

SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

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SCORE Des Moines 2022 District Chapter of the Year award

SCORE Des Moines earns District Chapter of the Year

This prestigious award recognizes the efforts of so many dedicated and hardworking volunteers that have devoted so much time to growing our presence in our community, serving our clients, and supporting SCORE's mission and vision.

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