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.

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Legal Services

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The following links provide access to legal clinics and pro-bono legal firms that can provide helpful information regarding legal services and questions. Read more

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Nonprofit Resources

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The following documents and links provide some insights and directions for starting a nonprofit business. Read more

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SCORE Philadelphia Microlenders

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The following links provide access to microlenders in the Philadelphia area. Read more

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SCORE Philadelphia Local Resources

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The following links provide access to helpful software and information regarding legal entities, statutes, business income taxes, licenses, permits, ordinances, regulations and... Read more

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Business Registration in Pennsylvania

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The following links to the Pennsylvania Department of State website provide information about business registration in the state Read more

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FAQs

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The following Frequently Asked Questions will provide you with more information about working with SCORE Philadelphia mentors. Read more

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Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)

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The Free Library of Philadelphia's Business Resource... Read more

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Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification

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Many federal, state, and local government agencies have special programs established to provide contracts for businesses certified as one of the following:Minority Business... Read more

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Philadelphia Opportunity Zones

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The City of Philadelphia invites and encourages you to be part of its continued evolution, history, and prosperity by investing in our federal opportunity zones. We are seeking... Read more

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Home-Based Business Information

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In addition to all of the concerns with any small business, starting a business from your home has additional issues that you'll need to be concerned with. Read more

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Regional Foundation Center

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The Regional Foundation Center informs the local nonprofit sector through research, resources, and workshops. The RFC houses Philadelphia's largest publicly accessible collection... Read more

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Funding Opportunities for Black-Owned Businesses

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Black business owners face many hurdles, especially when it comes to securing capital. Here is a comprehensive list of government agencies, venture capital firms and programs that... Read more

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