Give Back to Local Small Businesses As a SCORE Mentor:

SCORE is a respected association of business executives providing free or low-cost workshops and free mentorship to entrepreneurs and business owners.

Connect with New Orleans SCORE

Register for Our Startup Workshop

"Simple Steps" is part of a series of separate workshops that cover different factors of business ownership.

Register for Webinar

Volunteer your Expertise

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. 

Becoming a Volunteer

Give Back to Your Community

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.

Apply Today!

Welcome to the New Orleans chapter of SCORE

SCORE-New Orleans provides free and confidential business advice and counseling tailored to you: Your business and your personal goals. We also offer workshops that, for a modest fee, will give you the tools you need to succeed in today's fast-paced and ever-changing business climate. We work with veterans and non-veterans. E-mail us at or call 504-589-2356 to learn more about our vast array of services designed to help you succeed. Our volunteers are real-world professionals with time-tested knowledge who donate thousands of hours to help you succeed.

Learn more about us

Guide to Doing Business in New Orleans

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development exists to spur the growth of a diverse economy that creates good-paying jobs and provides equal access to economic prosperity.

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