Mississippi Gulf Coast Restoration

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Bringing business to the Gulf

Started in September 2018, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Restoration Fund provides funding to businesses and organizations looking to bring increased economic activity to the Gulf Coast region. Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, local governments, nongovernmental organizations, higher education institutions, community colleges, ports, airports, public-private partnerships, private for-profit entities, private nonprofit entities and local economic development entities.

Applications for the GCRF are currently closed.

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  • Advisory Board
An aerial view of the Moss Point bayou with a bridge in the distance in Mississippi

Meet the team

The Advisory Board was established by the Senate Bill passed in 2018

It establishes that the Board will consist of seven members: three appointments from the governor, two appointments from the lieutenant governor and two appointments from the speaker of the House of Representatives. The members of the Advisory Board are:

  • Ashley Edwards, Chairman
  • Moses Feagin
  • Becky Montgomery Jenner
  • Jerry Levens
  • Mark Cumbest
  • Greg Cronin
  • Jim Simpson

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