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SCORE Philadelphia Local Resources

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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SCORE Philadelphia Microlenders

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

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Philadelphia Opportunity Zones

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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Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)

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

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Nonprofit Resources

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

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Regional Foundation Center

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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Business Registration in Pennsylvania

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

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The Startup Roadmap: Your Guide to Successfully Starting a Business

The "Startup Roadmap" is a step-by-step, how-to guide for starting a business The Startup Roadmap sponsored by FedEx outlines each step in starting a business with information... Read more

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Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification

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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Legal Services

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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Home-Based Business Information

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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Financial Projections Template

Financial projections use existing or estimated financial data to forecast your business’s future income and expenses. They often include different scenarios so you can see how... Read more

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12 Month Cash Flow Statement

As a startup, you’ll need to include a cash flow statement in the financial section of your business plan. “How can I have cash flow when my business isn’t open yet?” you may ask... Read more

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Balance Sheet Template

Your balance sheet helps you understand the relationship between your income and your expenses, so you can maintain profitability. This document will help you become a profit... Read more

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COVID-19 Resources

The following links provide access to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) resources and information: Read more

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FAQs

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