The Kansas City SCORE Chapter is comprised of more than 70 volunteers who provide free mentoring and workshops to entrepreneurs. Volunteers are professionals with time-tested knowledge and experience in almost every industry.


The Kansas City SCORE Chapter is comprised of more than 70 volunteers who provide guidance and mentoring to entrepreneurs in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area. SCORE volunteers are real-world professionals with time-tested knowledge who donate thousands of hours to help small businesses succeed.

Counselors are experts in such areas as:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Business plan

SCORE provides free and confidential business mentoring tailored to meet the needs of the small business and the owner’s personal objectives.  We offer over 75 workshops covering basic information needed to start a business, and other topics such as digital marketing.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Forming a Business

Management Issues

  • Human Resources

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training

Operations and Logistics

  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)


  • Competitive Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training


  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Startup Classes

Nonprofit Development

  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business


  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Formal Mentoring Programs
Contact Information
Karen Foelsch
4747 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64110