Serving Alachua, Bradford, Gilchrist, Dixie, Columbia, and Suwannee Counties in north-central Florida.

Headquarted in Gainesville with a branch in Lake City / Suwannee Valley. 

Find a mentor today.
Interested in starting your own business? Take help from SCORE...

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 one of many convenient locations across our region. 

Free Mentoring

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. 

Workshops & Events

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.

Templates & Tools

SCORE of North Central Florida with its main office in Gainesville, FL has helped small businesses in Alachua and surrounding counties of Bradford, Gilchrist, Dixie, Columbia, and Suwannee. For free and confidential small business advice, please click on the link "Find a Mentor" at the top of this page.

 Donate to North Central Florida SCORE Chapter using PayPal. The SCORE Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

Your ongoing support of SCORE, mentors to America’s Small Business, helps build and strengthen opportunities for entrepreneurs and  small business owners.  Your tax deductible donation ensures that SCORE will remain a valuable resource and piece of the nation’s fabric, today and for generations to come.