EIN 20-5237349

Gulf Coast Business Council

IRS 501(c) type
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The organization is organized to address the common economic and Business interests of the Mississippi Gulf Coast by identifying issues, convening resources, framing public policy, finding solutions, and working to improve the Business environment and...

Program areas at Gulf Coast Business Council

Developed strategic communication efforts to; create consensus and favorable perceptions for initiatives; identify target audiences and appropriately classify their perceptions; determine public perception of relevant policy issues and evaluate appropriate measures of communication for each issue; establish clear lines of communication with members, the general public, public officials, and professional media outlets. This was accomplished thru our on-line website, media press releases and interviews for local, regional and national media outlets, distribution of periodic e-mails, distribution of reports and various publications, and public speaking, interviews and presentations.
Supported civic engagements and programs of work. A legislative roundtable is held annually for state legislators who represent our region in state government to allow our representatives and senators to dialogue with our members and local government officials about important isssues which will be considered in the upcoming legislative session. The Business Council will periodically host forums or co-sponsor meetings outside of its regular meetings to explore particular topics relevant to the region.
Provided accurate research and sound policy positions. Published a quarterly regional brief containing statistics and commentary relative to the events and news that shaped the Mississippi Gulf Coast economy during the preceding quarter and provides information and insight on various economic sectors and issues such as housing, tourism, healthcare, and infrastructure. Conducted a quarterly ceo and Business owner confidence survey to gauge the confidence and expectations of regional businesses. This and other research reports and analysis have been developed and published on our website and distributed to members, media stakeholders, and e-mail receipients. The gcbc continues to work with local tourism stakeholders,community leaders, and elected officials on its premier destination tourism initiative.

Form 990s for Gulf Coast Business Council

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-06-30990View PDF
2019-122021-06-07990View PDF
2018-122020-02-14990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-11-09990OView PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

Who funds Gulf Coast Business Council

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Cooperative EnergyEconomic Development$25,000

Financials for Gulf Coast Business Council

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$625,609
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$7,417
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$633,026

Personnel at Gulf Coast Business Council

Charles B BenvenuttiTreasurer$0
Ben StoneGeneral Counsel$0
John HairstonPast Chairman$0
 Subscribe to viewPresident$195,000
 Subscribe to viewChairman$0

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General information
11975-D Seaway Road No A120
Gulfport, MS 39503
Metro area
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS
Website URL
(228) 897-2020
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S40: Business and Industry
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status