Welcome to the Coachella Valley SCORE Chapter

  • In 2021, 48 new businesses were started, with 82% of ‘in business’ clients still in business at the end of 2021
  • A total of 135 jobs were created in 2021
  • 74% of clients confirmed SCORE helped them with their business and 86% of clients would recommend SCORE
  • 61% of 'in business' clients reported an increase in revenue


SCORE is a non-profit association, part of the US Small Business Administration (SBA), and is dedicated to educating entrepreneurs in the formation, growth, and success of small businesses.   Nationwide over 11,000 volunteer mentors with vast experience in all aspects of business guide entrepreneurs through the business process. SCORE volunteers have contributed well over 1.2 million volunteer hours in helping small businesses.

Volunteers guide clients through every phase of business ventures. Such guidance might include the generating and evaluating of ideas, writing a business plan, obtaining financing, or overall management of a business venture.


Main Office

73-733 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 211
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Telephone 760-773-6507

Business hours are 9:00 am to noon Monday through Friday. Saturday 9:00 am to noon. Other times by appointments.

Branch Offices

Palm Springs
Business hours 10:00 am to 1:00 pm – Thursday