Leadership Awards Investors

More than 1,000 friends and special guests of JAG attend the Annual National Leadership Awards Events in December.  These annual events provide a unique opportunity to recognize a select number of national, state, and local leaders for their support of the mission of Jobs for America’s Graduates as well as the activities of their respective state organization and local JAG programs.  The signature event is the National Leadership Awards Luncheon, hosted by Governor Phil Bryant (MS).  Special guests for the Luncheon are the 600 JAG students, graduates and staff members representing over 50,000 students and graduates served in the 1,041 programs in 31 states.  Investers are recognized during the various events based on levels of investment, including:

Trustees ($25,000+)

  • Apollo Group
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • AT&T
  • IBM
  • JC Penney
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Verizon Communications
  • Western Union


Sponsors ($10,000+)

  • Arizona Public Service Company (APS)
  • GE Foundation
  • HCA Healthcare
  • PhRMA
  • Strategic Partnerships


Associates ($5,000+)

  • Educational Testing Service (ETS)
  • Toys "R" Us


Donors ($2,500+)

  • Michael Hogrefe