Become an investment partner

Invest in Downtown’s Future

The Downtown Hattiesburg Association is focused solely on downtown’s economic success, vitality, and livability.  DHA’s mission strengthens existing placemaking efforts and serves as a catalyst to collectively address the next chapter in Downtown’s evolution.  Your investment provides the resources to execute efforts in delivering a strong and successful downtown through Advocacy, Action and Collaboration.


  • Opportunity to participate in small group partnership meetings focused on topics of on economic vitality, beautification, and future development and growth.
  • Corporate members-only quarter update e-newsletter.
  • Recognized on Downtown website and social media pages
  • Recognized on Partners Banner displayed at all DHA functions
  • Recognized at Annual Meeting and Partners Reception
  • Additional Partner level-specific benefits:


Collaborator Level | $5,000 – $10,000

For the most highly invested stakeholders who want a voice in change and a hand in growth.

Collaborator Level stakeholders lead by example and serve as corporate leaders in driving the vision and supporting the revitalization efforts of our city’s core.

  • Logo featured prominently on DHA website home page
  • Listed as a Collaborator Level Partner on the Partners Page of DHA website
  • Customized profile page on website
  • Prominently featured as a Collaborator Partner on key marketing/PR materials & campaigns
  • Customizable sponsorship of select Downtown hosted event of your choice**
Champion Level | $3,000 -$5,000

For premier investors who strive for greater impact.
Champion-level stakeholders demonstrate at the highest levels, their organizational support for DHA, demonstrating their corporate responsibility to ensure a vibrant Downtown.

  • Logo featured prominently on DHA website home page
  • Customized profile on our website
  • Listed as a Champion Level Partner on the Partners Page of DHA website
  • Prominently featured as a Champion Partner on key marketing/PR materials & campaigns
  • Ability to apply $1000 towards sponsorship of one (1) Downtown hosted event of your choice*
Hero Level | $2,000-2,500

For invested community leaders who desire to drive momentum.
Hero-level stakeholders demonstrate their commitment to sustaining the dynamic growth and well-being of downtown by supporting DHA’s efforts to revitalize our city’s core. Demonstrating their high-level belief, as a community partner, that we all share the responsibility of ensuring a vibrant Downtown.

  • Listed as a Hero Level Partner on the Partners Page of DHA website
  • Prominently featured as a Hero Partner on key marketing/PR materials & campaigns
  • Ability to apply $1000 towards sponsorship of one (1) Downtown hosted event of your choice*
Advocate Level | $1,000-$1,500

For community leaders who seek deeper involvement.
Advocate-level stakeholders demonstrate a higher level of support beyond a basic-level partner membership to demonstrate their commitment as a community partner to help ensure a vibrant downtown.

  • Listed as an Advocate Level Partner on the Partners Page of the DHA website (
  • Listed as an Advocate Partner on key marketing/PR materials & campaigns
  • Ability to apply $500 towards sponsorship of one (1) Downtown hosted event of your choice*
Ally Level | $500 

For those who want to be engaged
Ally-level stakeholders see their support for DHA as an effort to protect their investment, expand their exposure, and serve as an advocate for a vibrant downtown.

  • Ability to apply $250 towards sponsorship of one (1) Downtown hosted event of your choice*

DHA Hosted Events Include:

DHA Annual Meeting                 Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival

Brews & Bites                           First Saturday Events (monthly)

Star-Spangled Celebration         Downtown Candlelit Christmas


    * Required

    Level of Support *

    Payment Method * Mail Check to: DHA P.O. Box 150, Hattiesburg, MS 39403Pay On-line- Click Submit then Click Pay Now at bottom

    Business Members

    100 West 4th Street (collective)

    4 Points Church

    Aides Services Coalition

    American Graphics

    Anderson Design Center

    Association Management Systems, Inc.

    Aurora Consulting Group

    Author Shoppe

    Bloom’s Company

    Blu Jazz Café

    Bourne Brothers Printing

    Buschman Street Cafe

    Christian Services, Inc.

    Clyde Bryant Insurance Agency

    Crawford House

    Davis-Morris Law Firm, P.A.

    Deakle & Johnson

    Depot Kitchen and Market

    Doleac Electric Co.

    Dossett GMC

    DREAM of Hattiesburg

    Dukes, Dukes, & Hunter

    Dunbar Real Estate, Inc.

    Economy Supply Co.

    Elks Hall- Show Star LLC

    Emja Comics

    Fairley’s Wings & More

    Fat Cat

    Flathau’s Fine Foods

    Front Street Studio Dev.

    Gratefull Soul

    Grants Unlimited

    Garner Lumley

    Goff Investments

    Go Young Fashions

    Hattiesburg Concert Association

    Hattiesburg Health & Rehab

    HCS Trading, Inc.

    Hicks Law Firm,PLLC

    Hope Community Collective

    Hub City Stained Glass

    Hub Development

    Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home

    Inslaw Properties


    K. Moya Land Design & Development

    Laritas House Domestic Abuse Shelter

    Lotus Downtown Spa

    Lucky Rabbit

    Main Street Books

    Mason & Magnolia Real Estate

    McElhaney Plumbing

    McKenzie’s on Main

    Mississippi Center for Legal Services


    Moores Funeral Home

    Nellie’s Chicken & Daiquiries

    Oddfellows Gallery & Antiques


    Pearl River Valley Opportunity, Inc.

    Pinebelt Community Foundation

    Preservation Crossing


    ReMax Real Estate, Brenda Lambert

    Ruby Nails

    Sacks Outdoor

    Sacred Heart Catholic School

    Sage Den

    Sales & Marketing  Pinebelt

    Show Star, LLC- Elks Hall

    Singing River Studio

    Southbound Bagel

    Southeast MS Rural Health Initiative

    Southern Anesthesia- Dave Ware

    Southern Bone & Joint Specialists, P.A.

    Stage, Style & Study

    Stone Properties, LLC

    Stokes Distributing


    T. Michael Reed, Attorney

    The All-Star Team, Realtors

    The  Family YMCA of SE MS

    Top Notch Embroidery

    Trace Rising

    Travis & Travis

    Twin Forks Rising Community Dev. Corp.

    Twin Forks Wine & Provisions

    United Way of Southeast MS

    VFW Post 3036, Ronie St.

    VFW Post 5379, St James Wright


    Danyella Berry

    Jacque & Gary Blackwelder

    Raylawni Branch

    Russ & Brooke Bryan

    George & Barbara Carter

    Rebekah Castilaw

    Jim & Deedre Coll

    Erich Connell

    Richard & Mo Conville

    Steve & Mary Dryden

    Dr. Johnny & Jonice DuPree

    Chad & Catherine Edmonson

    Corey Ferraez

    Harry Goff

    Hermine & Bill Granberry

    Robert & Lynn Hall

    Shawn & Amanda Harris

    Web & Michelle Heidelberg

    Richard Henry

    Jane Kingsafer

    Dr. Joe & Meg Paul

    Xena Proctor

    Theresa Ratti

    Elizabeth Schwartz

    Kate Smith & Hank Mazaleski

    Susan & David Straus

    Sally & Garland Sullivan

    Lynn Sullivan

    Greg & LeighAnn Underwood

    LeeAnne & Ronnie Venable

    Dave & Amy Ware

    Amber Whitaker