Leadership Meridian Legacy Application

The Leadership Meridian Program of the Meridian Chamber of Commerce raises money each year for a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to serve the people of the Community of Meridian, or that will make the Meridian community a better place to live. Each successive Leadership Class is challenged to raise more money than the previous class. In 2016 $31,000 was raised for Project Kids by Leadership Meridian!

Participants of Leadership Meridian choose the beneficiary of the Legacy Challenge from applications submitted by or on behalf of local organizations. Criteria used to make the selections include benefit to the community, the organization's involvement in the Meridian Community, and other fundraising sources available to the organization.

Please be specific and concise in your answers to the following questions. The 2016 beneficiary will be selected no later than October 13, 2016 and informed by email no later than one week afterward.

Deadline for applications: September 22, 2016

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APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED!! Get your application in before July 8th!

Our Mission

Leadership Meridian desires to seek out individuals with the potential to become future leaders in the Meridian Business community and enhance and develop their understanding of our community while giving them an opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and community leaders in a setting that fosters the exchange of ideas and encourages participants to assume leadership roles in the community.


The Program

The program consists of monthly, day long sessions, participants receive an intensive review of the Meridian area, how it has developed and how it works. New perspectives for creative leadership are taught. The goal is to give participants the foundation needed to expand their leadership role in the community.

Application Process

CLICK HERE to fill out the application. Selection for the program is based on written applications and a personal interview.