The South Shore Young Professionals (www.southshoreyoungprofessionals.org) an affiliate of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce (www.southshorechamber.org) is pleased to announce that it is presently accepting applications for the annual SSYP Foundation Grant.

From now through October 31st, applications will be accepted from businesses looking to relocate, hire or expand on the South Shore.  Businesses can be either non-profit or for-profit and must have a brick and mortar location on the South Shore or provide services with the South Shore being the primary target audience.  Applicants must also be a member of the South Shore Young Professionals and willing to actively participate in the grant program throughout the year and to support future grant candidates.

Grant applications are available online at www.southshoreyoungprofessionals.com.  Applications must be completed by October 31st and include a business plan executive summary and a letter of recommendation from a South Shore business or business leader.  Application fee of $60 includes a one-year membership to the SSYP.  Applicants will be considered and selected by an anonymous committee with finalists contacted for concluding interviews in November.

The winner(s) of the 2017 SSYP Foundation Grant will be announced at The SSYP Holiday Party in December.

The SSYP Foundation Grant has a mission to support entrepreneurship and fuel the economic development of the South Shore through a program that fosters ideas and innovations.  Past recipients are G Force Shipping, Friendship Home, Shockyard Fitness, Ananya, Inc., Rustic Marlin Designs, and Hide-A-Vent.

For more information, please contact info@southshoreyoungprofessionals.org.