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Gulf Coast Association of Pride is a tax exempt 501(C)(3) non-profit (EIN: 82-3148422) organization run entirely by a VOLUNTEER board and production team

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Returning Consumers

Nearly 50% of LGBTQIA+ adults are more likely to purchase from companies that target LGBTQIA+ demographic

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LGBTQIA+ Buying Power

Research indicates the collective buying power of the LGBTQIA+ consumer market is approaching $850 billion

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Brand Loyalty

Over 70% of LGBTQIA+ adults are likely to remain loyal to a brand that is supportive of the LGBTQIA+ community, even when less friendly companies offer lower prices or are less convenient

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Community Support

75% of LGBTQIA+ consumers inform brand and purchase based on company support of the LGBTQIA+ community

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More Frequent Customers

LGBTQIA+ households make 10% more shopping trips than non-LGBTQIA+ households

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LGBTQIA+ Travel

The LGBTQIA+ travel market is listed to be worth $181 billion

Corporate Sponsorship Levels

GCAP offers many different sponsorship levels with fabulous benefits for your business!

A Message from our GCAP President

The Gulf Coast Association of Pride (GCAP) is a non-profit organization providing resources to the Mississippi LGBTQ+ community pride day that inspires, celebrates, educates and commemorates GCAP supports fellow LQBTQ+ and ally organizations network of resources in South Mississippi and beyond.


Our Annual Pride Day June 25, 2022 at Point Cadet Plaza in Biloxi, was a huge success, with an estimate of over 4,000 attendees. We are already planning our Fifth Annual Pride Day. Pride celebration will Point Cadet Pavilion & Splash Pad, 121 Cadet Street, Biloxi, MS.


This year, we're hoping to raise even more money to expand services. Goals for 2022 - 2023 include educational grants, housing assistance for displaced members of the community and additional pride activities outside of the annual festival to bring the community together.


We were able to announce Pride Day that we have partnered with the South Mississippi AIDS Task Force(SMATF) and the AIDS Health Foundation(AHF) to offer testing and medical services to individuals who are living with AIDS or are HIV-positive. Testing also will cover other sexually transmitted diseases. These services will be free or at very low cost to those that have insurance. The partnership will also help with


We hope you will help us reach our sponsorship goal of $100,000.


By becoming one of our corporate sponsors, you will be recognized on all social media and in our event and marketing materials.


We accept cash donations, Venmo, cash app as well as in-kind donations of goods or services. See the attached Sponsorship Levels document to find the giving level that’s right for your company. Donations by U.S. taxpayers are tax deductible based on GCAP’s IRS EIN 82-3148422 status as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

 

If you’re ready to donate, please complete and return the document and send it back to us.
Thank you in advance for your generosity.


Please don’t hesitate to contact me directly at 228.265.2965 or walter.pitts@gcpride.org if you have any questions.


Sincerely,

Walter Pitts
President

Sponsorship Application

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Thank you for your generosity in becoming a GCAP Sponsor!

If the online application cannot be completed or you would prefer to use another payment method (check/money order), please download the application here. Instructions for submission are included.

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