Welcome to SCORE Northeast Indiana

We provide Northeast Indiana with the professional advice and tools to help businesses thrive! We offer FREE business mentoring, FREE business workshops, and numerous templates and tools to help you start or grow a business. 

Connect with Fort Wayne SCORE

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.

Find a Mentor

Local Workshops

Register today for our FREE 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.

Take a Workshop

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.

Browse the Library

Veteran Resources

SCORE Northeast Indiana has set up a new service BY Veterans For Veterans. Call 260-422-2601, the Northeast Indiana office, for more information. Read more

SCORE Northeast Indiana Counseling Locations

SCORE now has Branches in Kendallville, Angola and Warsaw. Connect with a local SCORE mentor to get free small business advice at one of our 4 locations in the area. Read more

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SCORE Northeast Indiana Local Resources, Templates & Tools

Starting a new business is a large undertaking. Fortunately, there are numerous excellent resources online and at your fingertips. Read more

Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia Miller
Vera Bradley

The Vera Bradley team contacted Ft. Wayne SCORE and were matched with volunteer mentor George Cook.

Read the Success Story

We are partnering with SBA accredited micro-lender  Brightpoint (formally CANI), sharing clients, and working together on Workshops.

Need Pre Business-Plan Lean Planning?Introducing Lean Planning: How to Plan Less and Grow Faster 

Have an existing Business and want to grow or make it better?  - Take the self-assessment, then review with SCORE.  

Need Business Plan advice or software? - SCORE has partnered with Palo Alto Software to help you through your issues. Palo Alto Software, Inc., develops and markets software products to help people succeed in business. Business Plan Pro, its flagship product, is the best-selling business-planning software in the U.S. retail market. See it in our SCORE office or contact Palo Alto directly.

Need Tax Advice? - Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center

Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Volunteer

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

Become a Volunteer