Join Lowcountry Local First

We’re building a movement. Are you ready to join us? 

COVID-19 UPDATE: If your business would like to either pause your membership renewal and remain in an extended “grace” period – OR if you wish to join or renew your continued support of the movement but in smaller monthly or quarterly payments, we are more than happy to work with you. Contact Wyatt to get started. Find out what we’re doing to support our local businesses.

Looking to renew your existing membership? You can do that here too. Simply choose “renew membership” below before entering your information.

Certified Local Member Criteria:

The following criteria are necessary for businesses joining Lowcountry Local First and constitute Lowcountry Local First’s definition of a local independent business:

1) The business is privately held and not publicly traded.

2) The business is based locally and has no corporate or national headquarters outside the Lowcountry.

3) The business owners who have a controlling interest of more than 50% live in the Lowcountry.

4) The business can make independent decisions regarding the name and look of the business, business purchasing, practices and distribution, as well as pays all its own marketing, rent, and other business expenses.

Community Bank or Credit Union

To join as a Community Bank or Credit Union, please review our membership criteria for financial institutions.

Looking to support the work of Lowcountry Local First but don’t qualify to be a Business Member? Make a contribution at any amount and show your Localist pride!