Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

eGuide

Business Plan Resources

The first step to starting a successful business is to develop a written business plan. Read more

Template

Business Plan for a Start-up Business

Download this 31 page template for a written description of the business - MS Word Document Read more

Template

Simple Written Plan for a Start-up Business

The purpose of this template is to provide a simple approach to developing a written business plan. PDF Document Read more

Template

Startup Expenses

Simple one-page summary Read more

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Financial Projections

Download this 3 year complete financial document for 4 separate products - MS Excel Document Read more

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12-Month Cash Flow

Simple one-page summary - MS Excel Document Read more

eGuide

How to Really Start Your Own Business eBook

A workbook from The Company Corporation and SCORE that helps detail all the steps necessary to successfully start your own small business. Read more

eGuide

Business Planning Tools for Nonprofits

Without financial self-sufficiency, non-profit organizations cannot choose their direction or concentrate on their mission. This guide is about a great American institution and a p Read more

eGuide

Simple Steps for Growing Your Business Workbook

SCORE is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed. As part of that goal, we offer this educational resource to help you plan for that success. Read more

Article

Ask for Public Money and You May Receive

Grants aren't for only nonprofits. Small businesses can sometimes get their hands on that money too—and get a big boost in the process.  Read more
eGuide

Peoria SCORE Articles

SCORE Articles:Browse through 100's of SCORE articles Some of the articles that may be useful: Are grants available to start my small business? Read more
Business Tools
eGuide

Business Tools

SCORE has many free publications available to SCORE Clients. SBA’s suite of tools can help you at any stage of your business venture. Read more

Business Plan Resources
eGuide

Business Plan Resources

The first step to starting a successful business is to develop a written business plan. Read more