Sandhills SCORE is a chapter of the national organization SCORE, a nonprofit association, comprised of 12,400 volunteer business counselors throughout the U.S. and its territories. There are 364 SCORE chapters in urban, suburban, and rural communities. SCORE was formed in 1964 and nearly 8.5 million Americans have utilized SCORE services

SCORE members are trained volunteers that serve as mentors to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. Our mentors are retired and active business professionals with significant experience in ownership, operation and/or management of both small and large businesses in many fields.

We believe in the mantra: "learn - earn - return". It is our time to 'return'.

We offer the following services:

Mentoring: All mentoring services are free and confidential.

  • Face-to-face at our offices in Southern Pines or Lumberton

  • On-site team visit to your business

  • Email Consultation

  • Phone Consultation

  • 100% Confidential and FREE