Nominate the most outstanding SBA Counselor of the Year in the SCORE association!
This award honors an individual counselor in the SCORE association for his or her excellence in providing counseling, training, and/or mentoring and other program services to small businesses. The SBA Counselor of the Year: SCORE award is presented to an individual who is judged to exemplify the best in client services in the SCORE association and who promotes the mission and goals of the SCORE program.
How to enter
Nomination packages for the SBA Counselor of the Year: SCORE award may be submitted through the Challenge.gov portal using the “Enter a Submission” tab. Please note, nominators will need to establish a free account with Challenge.gov in order to submit any nomination.
Associate Administrator, Office of Entrepreneurial Development
Must serve small businesses by devoting at least 60% of his/her time to providing quality, professional counseling, training, and/or mentoring to businesses and by developing innovative workshops, events, and other programs to enhance small businesses.
Recognition by local/regional small businesses and the economic development community for his/her outstanding work in promoting the mission and goals of the SCORE chapter and association.
Evidence of Success
Evidence of increased business opportunities for small businesses as a result of the nominee’s actions.
Strategic outreach to new or underserved entrepreneurs through, for example, faith-based institutions, community organizations, and other entities serving new constituent groups.
Small Business Champion
Efforts to strengthen the role of small business owners within the community.
Other accomplishments demonstrating the nominee’s effectiveness in improving the environment for the creation and expansion of small businesses.