SCORE Chattanooga

We’re Here for The Life of Your Business. Chattanooga SCORE offers FREE business mentoring, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools to help you start or grow a business.


SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for more than 50 years. Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and thanks to our network of 10,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at a very low cost.

Services Provided

Buying or Selling a Business

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

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Technical Services

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes
Contact Information
Pat Wente
5726 Marlin Road
Suite 515
Chattanooga, TN 37411