• Deadlines/Applications

  • Coast Young Professionals Coast Young Professionals

    Coast Young Professionals is designed to develop leaders along the Mississippi Gulf Coast by connecting its network of over 250 diverse and dynamic young professionals throughout the region. 

    To become a member of Coast Young Professionals, CLICK HERE.

    Coast Centurion Association Coast Centurion Association

    Coast Centurion Association is dedicated to the retention of the Coast’s military installations and presence. 

    To become a member of Coast Centurion Association, CLICK HERE.

    Leadership Gulf Coast Leadership Gulf Coast

    Leadership Gulf Coast (LGC) is a program geared to teach our present and emerging leaders to understand real problems and opportunities in our community. This is a 9-month program where a variety of topics will be discussed.

    Applications for LGC are not being accepted at this time. Applications are typically released in April of each year and due in May. 2018-2019 LGC Applications will be released on April 11, 2018.

    One Coast Award Applications One Coast Award Applications

    The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. in conjunction with the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, and Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce hold the One Coast Awards each year. These awards, formally the Roland Weeks Hall of Fame, are The Sun Herald Top 10 Under 40 and Community Leader Awards.

    Nominations for the 2018 applications are not available at this time. The 2018 One Coast Awards will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

    Member Spotlight Application Member Spotlight Application

    The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. sends out a weekly newsletter at the beginning of each week filled with new members, upcoming events, and more. In each newsletter, there is a section titled "Member Spotlight", where we highlight one member.

    If you are a member of the Chamber and would like to have your business featured in our newsletter, CLICK HERE to apply now. Please send completed form and a logo/photo to Membership Coordinator, Mei-Li Hernandez at mei@mscoastchamber.com.

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants are available January-May and May-December. They will be awarded twice annually.

    CLICK HERE to apply now for Small Business Grants.

    CLICK HERE to apply now for Nonprofit Grants.

    Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants

    Gulfport Chamber of Commerce presents grants to small businesses to give them the opportunity to invest funds in an area that might otherwise not be a possibility for them.

    2018 Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants are due by Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.

    CLICK HERE to apply now.

    Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants

    Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants are not being accepted at this time. Deadline for applications was Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

    Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants

    Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Small Business Grants are now available. All applications are due to the Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce office no later than Monday, April 2, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.

    Applications can be dropped off in a sealed envelope at The Peoples Bank in Pass Christian Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. or mailed to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. office, 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport, MS 39503 or emailed to info@mscoastchamber.com.

    CLICK HERE to apply now.

    Women Entrepreneurs Small Business Grant Women Entrepreneurs Small Business Grant

    With over 90% of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. membership being comprised of small businesses, WE - Women, Educating, Enriching & Engaging is designed this program to assist small businesses, owned primarily by women, to expand and develop their businesses.

    Applications for the 2018 WE - Women Educating, Enriching & Engaging Grant applications are not available at this time. Applications will open May 28, 2018 and are due on July 10, 2018.

    Coast Young Professionals Young Entrepreneur Grant Coast Young Professionals Young Entrepreneur Grant

    Coast Young Professionals instituted this program to assist young entrepreneurs with development and expansion of their business by providing grants. 

    Applications are no longer available. Application deadline was October 31, 2017.

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Re-Occupancy Grants Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Re-Occupancy Grants

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Re-Occupancy Grants are available January-December, as funds are available.

    CLICK HERE to apply today.

    Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Teacher Grants Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Teacher Grants

    This program helps provides teachers with extra funds for their classrooms. This grant is not available at this time.

    Deadline to apply for a Gulfport Teacher Grant was September 14, 2017.

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Scholarships are now available to graduating high school seniors. Deadline to apply is March 5, 2018.

    CLICK HERE to apply now.

    Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

    Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Scholarships are now available to graduating high school seniors. Deadline to apply is March 5, 2018.

    CLICK HERE to apply now.

    Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

    Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Scholarships are now available to graduating high school seniors. Deadline to apply is March 5, 2018.

    CLICK HERE to apply now.

    Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

    Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Scholarships are now available to graduating high school seniors. Deadline to apply is March 5, 2018.

    CLICK HERE to apply now.

    Black Tie & Blue Jeans Forever Young Award Nominations Black Tie & Blue Jeans Forever Young Award Nominations

    Forever Young Awards are presented to 10 influential mentors each year at Coast Young Professionals Annual Black Tie and Blue Jeans Gala.

    Applications are not available at this time. Nominations for the 2017 Forever Young Awards are due in April of each year.

    Aline Doherty Citizen of the Year Award Aline Doherty Citizen of the Year Award

    This award is presented annually to a resident or business owner of Long Beach, who through the commitment to the community and through the spirit of volunteerism, has improved the quality of life in Long Beach and the Gulf Coast. It is presented at Breakfast with the Mayor that is held in November. Nominations for this award are not being accepted at this time.

    Gulfport and Biloxi Chambers of Commerce Educator of the Year Gulfport and Biloxi Chambers of Commerce Educator of the Year

    Biloxi and Gulfport Chambers of Commerce seek to honor individuals who have made an impact in the 2017-2018 school year. Biloxi and Gulfport Chambers of Commerce will each award an Educator of the Year Award at the Excellence in Education Ceremony to be held on April 11, 2018. Nominations are due by 5:00 p.m. on March 5, 2018.

    CLICK HERE to nominate an educator now.

    Pass Christian Chamber Christmas in the Pass Art Contest Deadline Pass Christian Chamber Christmas in the Pass Art Contest Deadline

    The Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce is no longer accepting submissions for the 2017 Christmas in the Pass.

    Deadline for submissions was September 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

    Pass Christian Chamber Christmas in the Pass Vendor Application Pass Christian Chamber Christmas in the Pass Vendor Application

    Christmas in the Pass was held on December 1-2, 2017. Applications are no longer available.

    Taste of Long Beach Vendor Application Taste of Long Beach Vendor Application

    Taste of Long Beach will be held on November 2nd at the Harper McCaughan Town Green. Local food and beverage vendors will be set up throughout the event for attendees to sample and enjoy.

    Applications are no longer available. Application deadline was October 13, 2017.

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership

    Junior Leadership Biloxi is a program designed to produce students of outstanding character that are more sensitive to the needs of the community and are better able to contribute to society. 

    Applications are no longer available for 2018.

    Biloxi Seafood Festival Poster Contest Biloxi Seafood Festival Poster Contest

    Biloxi Seafood Festival Arts Contest Entries are not being accepted at this time. Posters were due on May 17, 2017.

    Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Applications Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Applications

    Applications for the Biloxi Seafood Festival are not being accepted at this time.

    Board of Director Nominations Board of Director Nominations

    Divisions within the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. are no longer accepting nominations for Board of Director positions.

    Deadline to apply was Monday, October 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM.

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