• 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  kelly@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 rachel@mscoastchamber.com

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

    2022 All Divisions Board of Directors Application Form 2022 All Divisions Board of Directors Application Form

    Board Applications are now closed.

    Thank you for your interest in serving as a member of the one of the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce. Serving on the board is a rewarding experience and an opportunity for professional growth. Completing this form will help you understand the skills and time/resource commitments of this leadership position. All applicants must be a member in good standing with the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce in order to be considered to serve on any of the Boards of Directors.

    Leadership Gulf Coast Class of 2021-2022 Applications Leadership Gulf Coast Class of 2021-2022 Applications

    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 now closed. The deadline for the 2021-2022 class application was on Monday, May 24, 2021. 

    The class is limited to 38 and we typically receive over 70 applications.  If you have previously applied and were not selected, please apply again! 

    Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Applications Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Applications

    • Biloxi Seafood Festival Vendor Applications
      • Applications are open June-August of each year, as space is available.
      • CLICK HERE to apply now if you are a Non-Seafood Vendor
      • CLICK HERE to apply now if you are a Seafood Vendor.

    Pass Christian Chamber Christmas in the Pass Art Contest Form & Guidelines Pass Christian Chamber Christmas in the Pass Art Contest Form & Guidelines

    Submit an entry for the 36th Annual Christmas in the Pass Art/T-Shirt Design Contest. Entries must be delivered to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport, MS 39503 at the Knight Nonprofit Center.

    Entry deadline is Monday, September 20, 2021 by noon.

    Click Here to fill out an application.

    Christmas in the Pass Passport Program Christmas in the Pass Passport Program

    Following the successful 2020 Passport Program, the Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce will again be focusing our 2021 Christmas in the Pass efforts supporting our local Pass Christian businesses through our Christmas in the Pass Passport program, and selling our annual holiday T-Shirts. We want to encourage locals and destination shoppers to skip the online retailers and support our local businesses that are the heart of Pass Christian.

    We would love to be able to list your business as a passport destination that customers would frequent from Friday, November 19 through Small Business Saturday®, and concluding on Wednesday, December 15. As shoppers visit your location, you would stamp their passport for purchases made in various increments, and they will turn it in to marked locations by end of business on Wednesday, December 15 to be entered to win prizes.

    Please turn in your commitment form no later than Tuesday, November 16 by noon. 

    Click Here to fill out a commitment form.

    2022 Biloxi Junior Leadership Application 2022 Biloxi Junior Leadership Application

    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.

    Completed applications must be postmarked by December 1, 2021 to: JUNIOR LEADERSHIP BILOXI, Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc., 11975 Seaway Road, B120, Gulfport, MS39503, or handed in by 4:00 pm on December 1, 2021 at the address listed above. Late applications will not be accepted.

    Click Here to complete an application.

     

  • Grant/Scholarship Applications

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

    The grant application process is now open. To be eligible for the end of the year distribution, a completed application must be received at the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce office no later than 5:00 p.m., October 20, 2021. Businesses applying must be a member in good standing of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce.Completed applications may be dropped off in person or mailed to: Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Grant, 11975 Seaway Road, B120, Gulfport, MS 39503.

    Click Here to apply.

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Grant Program Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Grant Program

    The grant application process is now open. To be eligible for the end of the year distribution, a completed application must be received at the Biloxi Chamber of Commerce office no later than 5:00 p.m., October 20, 2021. Businesses applying must be a member in good standing of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce. Completed applications may be dropped off in person or mailed to: Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Grant, 11975 Seaway Road, B120, Gulfport, MS 39503.

    Click Here to apply.

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

    Teacher Grant applications are now closed. Teacher Grants are awarded to educators with innovative or imaginative programs that directly benefit students, as well as foster cooperation between the community and school district.

    Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Teacher Grants Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Teacher Grants

    Teacher Grant applications are now closed. Teacher Grants are awarded to educators with innovative or imaginative programs that directly benefit students, as well as foster cooperation between the community and school district.

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

    The grant application process is now closed. Grants will reopen March of 2022.  Businesses applying must be a member in good standing of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce.

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

    The grant application process is now closed. Grants will reopen March of 2022.  Businesses applying must be a member in good standing of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce.

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

    The grant application process is now closed. Grants will reopen March of 2022. Businesses applying must be a member in good standing of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce.

    Military One Coast Small Business Grant Military One Coast Small Business Grant

    The grant application process is now closed.Grants will reopen March of 2022.  Businesses applying must be a member in good standing of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce.

    Women Entrepreneur Small Business Grant Women Entrepreneur Small Business Grant

    The grant application process is now closed.Grants will reopen March of 2022.  Businesses applying must be a member in good standing of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce.

    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 reopen March of 2022.  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 submit 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
    • Application deadline was May 20, 2021.
    • Applicants must be a for profit business 

     

    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.

    Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

    The Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application is now closed. Scholarship application deadline was March 18, 2021.

    Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Scholarships

    The Gulfport Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application is now closed. Scholarship application deadline was March 18, 2021.

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

    The Long Beach Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application is now closed. Scholarship application deadline was March 18, 2021.

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

    The Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Application is now closed. Scholarship application deadline was March 18, 2021.

  • Award Applications

  • One Coast Awards Nomination Application One Coast Awards Nomination Application

    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 are now closed. The 2021 One Coast Awards will be held on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino.

    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. Award will be presented at Breakfast with the Mayor. Nominations are due to Long Beach Director, Gabrielle Rose, at grose@mscoastchamber.com Friday, September 24, at noon. 

    Click Here to fill out a nomination form. 

    CYP Black Tie & Blue Jeans Forever Young Award Nominations CYP 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 now closed.

    To view a listing of Past BTBJ Forever Young Award Recipients, click here.

    CYP MVP/Hall of Fame Awards CYP MVP/Hall of Fame Awards

    Nominations are now open for CYP MVP/Hall of Fame Awards. Please complete this form to nominate someone for the CYP MVP Award or the CYP Hall of Fame Award. An anonymous selection committee determines the award recipient, which will be presented at the CYP annual meeting, CYP Launch 2022, on February 27, at 5:30pm, tentatively scheduled to be held at the Biloxi Visitor's Center.

    Click Here to fill out a nomination form.