Lowcountry Local First is a 501(c)3 nonprofit cultivating an economy anchored in local ownership, because local-independent businesses are the cornerstone of our culture, economy, and character.


Podcast Episode 17: Kelly Nix & Dustin Haynes, REV Federal Credit Union

Oct 6th

Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our 17th episode, Steve sits down with Kelly Nix and Dustin… Read More


October 2022 Advocacy Updates

Oct 5th

Below are things you should know or take action on right now as a local-independent business owner or community leader: – Feeling Boxed Out: A new report highlights the impacts that monopolistic “predatory buying” have on our communities. It opens our eyes to some of the tactics that… Read More

Catalyst Supporters

Knowledge is power, and our community is generous with its power.

Members are encouraged to utilize the Local Expertise Exchange as a network of “experts” in a variety of business service fields who are willing and glad to give of their time to their fellow local business owners and managers to give a bit of complimentary and confidential guidance.