The Pitch is back, the Perfect Pitch, that is.

Styled after Shark Tank, the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce in partnership with SCORE Cape & the Islands is hosting a pitch contest at the with grants going to the best business pitch.

The contest will be held on Wednesday, March 29 at the Strand Theater in Oak Bluffs, but the application process is underway, with a deadline for submissions of Feb. 22.

Applicants can either be current business owners of the Vineyard in need of financial help to grow or improve their existing business, or Island entrepreneurs looking for financial help to create or launch their businesses.

Grants will be awarded for the first, second and third place winners.

Visit or stop by the chamber office at 24 Beach street in Vineyard Haven for an application. For more information, email