SCORE Foundation

aka SCORE Foundation   |   Herndon, VA   |  www.scorefoundation.org

Mission

SCORE National fundraising suppports the mission to Foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education

Ruling year info

1996

Vice President

Jessica Pisano

Main address

1165 Herndon Parkway Suite 100

Herndon, VA 20170 USA

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EIN

52-1962712

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

SCORE and The SCORE Foundation are dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. By providing FREE mentoring across the nation, we have helped over 1Million small business owners since we started over 50 years ago.

Our 11,000 volunteer mentors, donate collectively, millions of hours each year by mentoring, training and serving as a guide to the small business owners in communities across the nation.

Vision 2025 Empowering Small Business Success - Within an ever-changing business and economic landscape, SCORE must prepare for and ensure relevancy for the next 50 years. Vision 2025 is both directional and aspirational with metrics and a keen focus on outcomes and impact. We aim to be client focussed, accessible, best-in-class, relevant, cost-effective, values-based and growth oriented.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

EDUCATIONAL CONTENT

THE SCORE FOUNDATION SUPPORTED EDUCATIONAL CONTENT, TOOLS, AND RESOURCES FOR SCORE.ORG TO HELP SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS AND STARTUPS SUCCEED. THIS INCLUDED THE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE, BUSINESS TEMPLATES, E-GUIDES, CHECKLISTS, VIDEOS, AND ONLINE WORKSHOPS.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Self-employed people

Where we work

Awards

“Top Rated” nonprofit for 2012 by GreatNonprofits 2012

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Affiliations & memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member 1997

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Case management notes, Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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SCORE Foundation

Board of directors
as of 3/24/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mary Landry

Retired

Term: 2020 - 2021


Board co-chair

Perri Richman

Trane Technologies

Term: 2020 - 2021

Pat Loftus

Luke Walling

Temprano Techvestors

Edgar Collado

Tobias Financial Advisors

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/3/2021,

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/03/2021

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.