The Jackson Ward Collective®

Eager to feel empowered? Searching for a like-minded business community that is a reflection of you and understands your struggles? Looking to create something greater than yourself?

The Jackson Ward Collective® is a group of current and aspiring Black business owners that receive individualized business coaching, access to resources and the support of a community of like-minded individuals with one common goal: to manifest their visions of thriving businesses to better themselves and their community.

Who can Join?

 Jackson Ward Collective® members are typically Black business owners with businesses in the following fields, known as "Main Street" companies, however, we welcome all Black business owners in the Richmond, Virginia region, regardless of industry or stage in business.


Hospitality Industry

Restaurants, caterering, event space, hotels


Personal Services

Health, wellness, personal care services


Professional Services

 Legal, accounting, consulting, real estate



Brick and mortar and online product sales

Membership Benefits

By joining The Jackson Ward Collective®, you’ll receive:

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Direct community
with other Black entrepreneurs, where you can connect and learn from a wide variety of experiences

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Individualized Business Coaching
and technical support necessary to help you meet your short and long-term goals

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Access to grant funds to help offset the costs of running a business

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Live Q&A sessions
with industry experts to help you navigate successfully building, operating and growing a business

Ready to Join?

We’d love to help you realize your business goals and vision. Whether you're just starting out or you've been around for 20 years, we are here to come alongside you to reach your goals!