Celebrating this quarter’s top 5 moments


5. The Launch

We launched The Jackson Ward Collective on September 14, 2020. Within 2.5 weeks, over 150 Black owned businesses found a home within the Jackson Ward Collective (JWC). Membership will reopen in Q1 of 2021.


4. In the News…

Leveraging our relationships with various news outlets, we were able to make the connections to get media coverage for several of our member businesses.


3. Coming Alongside

Many allies came alongside to support JWC in the form of sponsorships, enabling us to award our first scholarships to 20 early stage businesses, with more to come in Q1 of 2021.


2. We Win Together

Our Service Partner network has grown to 10 Black owned businesses, representing all areas of business need; from Banking, Accounting, and Legal to Real Estate, Insurance, Branding, Coaching, Strategy & More! Our members are able to not only leverage excellent businesses, but circulate money within the Black community.


1. Supporting the Vision

We awarded our first set of grants to JWC members. Over $7,000 was invested directly into member businesses to help them reach their short term goals.