art for jobs 2016


Art for Jobs 2016 Sponsor: Grant & Co. Builders and Realtors and WIN

grant and coAs a third-generation Memphis builder, Art for Jobs Gold Sponsor Grant & Company, has been building new homes for Mid-South families for more than half a century. Carl Grant began building new homes in the early 1940s in northern Shelby County, then Richard and Milton Grant followed in their father’s footsteps in the 1970s with their own companies. Today, Grant & Company remains a driving force in the home building industry representing a large percentage of new homes built and sold in Arlington, TN, Bartlett, TN, Lakeland, TN, and Olive Branch, MS.  Visit their website to learn more about Grant & Co.


WINAnother of this year’s Gold Sponsors, The Workforce Investment Network (WIN), is a community resource that prepares job seekers for jobs and helps connect them with employment opportunities in Memphis, Shelby County, and Fayette County. They identify and pre-screen qualified talent for local businesses, and in some instances provide grants to employers to help defray the cost of training their workforce. They provide job seekers with a variety of services, such as assessments, resume development, job search assistance, and when a job seeker is suitable and eligible they help fund the job skills training needed to find and keep a good job. Working together, they believe we can make a difference-for our residents, for our businesses, for our community.

We are grateful for Grant & Co. and Workforce Investment Network to be involved in Art for Jobs. Thanks to partners like them we are able to continue our work in the 38126 community. To learn more about Art for Jobs, click here.


Art for Jobs 2016 Sponsor: Wepfer Marine



Wepfer Marine, a Platinum Sponsor for Art for Jobs this year, is a small harbor and fleeting operation servicing six ports on the Mississippi River operating approximately 20 boats. They also operate a small shipyard in Memphis, providing maintenance and repair to inland towboats and barges and Coast Guard buoy tenders. They employ approximately 150 people on vessels and in shoreside facilities. Their main operations are located down on President’s Island.

Thanks to businesses like Wepfer Marine, we are able to continue our work in the 38126 community!

To learn more about about Art for Jobs, please click here.