Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

SCORE Foundation

aka SCORE Foundation

Herndon, VA


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

Ruling Year


Principal Officer

W. Kenneth Yancey Jr.

Main Address

1175 Herndon Parkway Suite 900

Herndon, VA 20170 USA


small business, entrepreneurs, education





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

Adult, Continuing Education (B60)

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Programs + Results

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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

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SCORE - Mentors to America's Small Busniess

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SCORE aims help 1 million small businesses start, run and grow by 2020.

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Affiliations & Memberships

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SCORE Foundation

Fiscal year: Oct 01 - Sep 30

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Board Leadership Practices

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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?

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Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

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Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

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Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

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Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

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