• Division/Program 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.  Questions, contact lindsay@mscoastchamber.com.

    Click Here to learn more about CYP's Program of Work and benefits of being involved.

    Military One Coast Military One Coast

    Military One Coast (formerly known as Coast Centurions) is dedicated to the retention of the Coast’s military installations and presence. For more information call 228-604-0014 or email katie@mscoastchamber.com

    To become a member of Military One Coast, CLICK HERE.

    2021 Biloxi Junior Leadership Application 2021 Biloxi Junior Leadership Application

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce’s Junior Leadership Program applications are available for ninth grade students in Biloxi. Junior Leadership is a part of the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce’s education program. The purpose of the Junior Leadership Biloxi program is to produce students of outstanding character who are more sensitive to the needs of the community and are better able to contribute to society.

    Ninth grade students, who reside or go to school in the City of Biloxi, will be selected to participate in the Junior Leadership Biloxi Program. Completed applications must be postmarked by January 27, 2021 to: JUNIOR LEADERSHIP BILOXI, Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc., 11975 Seaway Road, B120, Gulfport, MS 39503, or handed in by 5:00 pm on January 27, 2021 at the address listed above. Late applications will not be accepted.

    For an application and complete list of criteria, rules and requirements, CLICK HERE or contact Biloxi Chamber of Commerce at 228-604-0014 or Rachael@mscoastchamber.com

  • Grant/Scholarship Applications

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

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

     

    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. Applications will open in March.

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

    Pass Christian 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. Applications will open in March.

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

    Long Beach 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. Applications will open in March.

    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.

    Mississippi Power’s Shine A Light Minority Small Business Grant Mississippi Power’s Shine A Light Minority Small Business Grant

    The grant application process is now closed. Grants will open on March 23, 2021 and close by 4:00 p.m. on May 5, 2021. Maximum grant amount to be awarded will be up to $1,000. If eligible, up to 16 grants could be awarded.

    Grant eligibility requirements include:

    • Business must be a member in good standing of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce 
    • The award will only be granted to current Mississippi Power Customers in good standing. You must sumit a bill from two months prior to grant submission.
    • The business owner must be minority identified in the following groups: African American/Black, Asian American, Native American, HIspanic American
    • A small business is defined as a business with the equivalent of 50 full time employees or less
    • Applications must be submitted no later than May 5, 2021 by 4:00 p.m. by mail or in person delivery
    • Applicants must be a for profit business

     

  • Award Applications

  • CYP MVP/Hall of Fame Awards Application CYP MVP/Hall of Fame Awards Application

    The CYP MVP/Hall of Fame Awards are presented annually at CYP Launch (previously known as CYP Annual Meeting) to persons who are devoted members of CYP, foster growth for the organization and serve as an advocate.

    Applications for nominations are now open. CLICK HERE to fill out an application. Submissions are due by February 5, 2021 at Noon. Submit nominations to lindsay@mscoastchamber.com. To view past recipients of these awards, CLICK HERE.

    The CYP Launch 2021 will be held virtually on Thursday, February 25, at 4:00 p.m. via Facebook Video Premiere.

    One Coast Awards One Coast Awards

    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.

    Applications will opening this 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. 

    Applications are no longer available at this time.