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Jordan Community Resource Center

Jordan Community Resource Center provides transformative and supportive services to women in crisis. Through collaborations with community, and faith-based organizations, they offer a full range of cultural and social support programs in order to strengthen families and communities.

Executive Director: Tenisha Gant-Watson
SVP Lead Partners: June 2017–June 2018: Gargi Patel; June 2018–June 2019: Ann Newman & Gargi Patel; June 2019–Present: Drucilla Knutsen
Engagement Began: June 2017

Total SVP Impact as of 12/31/2019

  Value of volunteer hours   $ 55,344
  SVP grants awarded    $ 45,000
  Other donations because of SVP  $ 3,750
  Projected operational impact     TBD
  SVP grant was leveraged 231%     $ 104,094+ 


Strengthening Jordan Community Resource Center


  • Board Development
  • Financial Management
  • Fundraising
  • Program Design and Evaluation
  • Strategic Planning Support

Results and Accomplishments*:

  • Completed Organization Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT).
  • Audited current financials to identify gaps, risk areas, and opportunities.
  • Brainstormed areas for program funding or cost reduction.
  • Audited all existing marketing materials with dual perspective of outreach and fundraising goals; identified gaps and optimization opportunities; identified resources to help revamp materials.
  • Explored fundraising opportunities and tactics.
  • Conducted competitive analysis of fundraising activities and results by local area organizations to inform fundraising approach.
  • Conducted role-play workshop with Jordan CRC board to support board’s ability to seek individual and corporate contributions.
  • Developed and reviewed board skillset audit.
  • Brainstormed growth of the workforce-development program for women served.
  • Contributed three viable candidates for strategic plan consultant and supported Jordan CRC in the process.
  • Assesed options for a social enterprise revenue stream.