SCORE Fort Worth

SCORE Fort Worth – Helping Small Businesses Succeed! The mission of the Fort Worth SCORE Chapter is to provide free business counseling, mentoring, and coaching to existing and emerging businesses in Fort Worth and other North Texas cities.


To get started, please visit our website at To request a mentoring appointment click on the blue bar to get started and find a mentor. The Fort Worth Chapter of SCORE is comprised of volunteer counselors with experience in Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Engineering, Social Media, Human Resources and more.  Business Owners find great value in counseling sessions with experienced businessmen and women within SCORE Fort Worth Chapter.  These experienced professionals can provide invaluable insights to assisting you to either start your business dreams or engaging in discussions to help you grow your existing business. All our counseling sessions are free of charge.  Depending on your stage of business development or needs, our objective is to align you with the best talent to meet your business needs.  Additionally, our SCORE counselors are certified to helping you find the right resources to navigating the maze of business development. Our Mission The mission of the Fort Worth SCORE Chapter is to provide free business counseling, mentoring, and coaching to existing and emerging businesses in Fort Worth and other North Texas cities.  This is the place where entrepreneurs can get the help they need to start a business or improve results. To schedule an appointment, please visit our website at or call us at  817-871-6002.

Services Provided

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Crowdfunding
  • Grant Funding
  • Insurance Requirements

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Policies and Templates
  • Retention
  • Workforce Training

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Marketing and Sales

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Website Development


  • Formal Mentoring Programs (Specialty)
  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)
  • Peer Mentoring (Specialty)

Networking and Associations

  • Home Based
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Operations and Logistics

  • Freight and Distribution
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues
  • Hispanic Business
  • Small Business Policy (Specialty)
  • State Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Certification
  • Codes
  • Government Requirements
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Patent Information
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Trademark and Copyright Information

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Government and Military Specifications
  • HUBZone Certification
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Price History
  • Registration Assistance
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Tax Services

  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • State Tax Credit Information

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services
  • Website Development


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training (Specialty)
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training (Specialty)
  • Business Management Training (Specialty)
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance (Specialty)
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)
Contact Information
Joni Garza Administrator
1150 South Freeway
Suite 108
Fort Worth, TX 76104