SCORE's 2018 Grant Program is now open.


Starting in January 2018, three grants of up to $1500 will be awarded. These grants are designed to cover the costs of startup.

Thank you to all our sponsors.


The SCORE NCF Startup Grant Program is open to active SCORE clients who have or plan to complete a business plan and reside in Alachua, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy, Dixie, Columbia, and Suwannee Counties in north-central Florida. SCORE NCF offers professional confidential business counseling and mentoring for new or established businesses free of charge. You must apply for the Startup Grant Program and currently be or become an active SCORE client.


To apply for the grant, please answer a few short questions about your business. Click here to apply online.


Benefits to our sponsors are inclusion on this page, inclusion in every press release, inclusion in our social marketing strategy, and the knowledge that you have helped create and support a vibrant small business community in our area. Click here to complete the sponsor registration