Lowcountry Local First is a nonprofit advocate for local, independent businesses and a resource for the community members they serve.

We’re working to create jobs and grow the Lowcountry economy by empowering local makers, growers and service providers.

Most importantly, we’re your neighbors. And just like you, we love it here.


Support Innovative Initiatives to Create Affordable Commercial Space

Sep 25th

The following is reposted from the Charleston Regional Business Journal (Sep. 21 – Oct. 4; Volume 21, No. 20): Lowcountry Local First is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working to build a strong economy by increasing community support for locally-owned, independent businesses. Our local economy development strategy focuses on… Read More


What "Good Business" Can Do for Charleston

Sep 23rd

Communities across the country are in a race to become the “best”; “best tech town”, the “top city for young entrepreneurs”, the “best place to start a business”, the “friendliest city”, the “best place to visit” and on and on. At Lowcountry Local First we feel that the… Read More

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