Want to become part of the local movement?

Take action with these 10 ways to help build a state we're all proud to call home. 

1. Become a Local First Arizona Business Member.

Join the largest local business coalition in North America! Connect with thousands of business owners who have taken the pledge to build a better Arizona. Join today.

2. Become an Individual Localist Member

Declare yourself a Localist and join the growing group of individuals who want to support local businesses and have fun along the way. Be a Localist.

3. Buy Local!

One of the simplest things you can do to support Local First Arizona is use our online business directory to shop with local businesses and to tell them you're there because they're local. Keep your money where your home is and think "Local First!" Search the directory.

4. Contribute to the Local First Arizona Foundation

Every dollar you contribute to the Local First Arizona Foundation will support vital programs that are working to create prosperity for all Arizonans. Make a tax-deductible contribution or learn more about our Foundation.

5. Sign up to Volunteer

Become an Ambassador of Local First Arizona (ALFA) and help further our mission. You'll support our events and initiatives, as well as help spread the word about the importance of supporting local businesses. Customize a schedule for you! Sign up to be an ALFA.

6. Follow Local First Arizona on Social Media

Get information on local events, important calls to action, fun information, photos, videos, and much more. We have profiles for many of our programs and initiatives so you can stay in the know. Follow us.

7. Sign up for e-newsletter updates

Choose from a multitude of newsletters to fit your interests ranging from local foods and dining to business resources to fun local events in your area. Sign up for newsletters.

8. Tell Your Friends

Talk to your friends and family about Local First Arizona and let them know how they can help support our mission. Make sure they understand that they vote every day with their dollars for the kind of community they want to live in. 

9. Gift like a Localist

If you need a gift for a birthday, holiday, or special occasion, consider a gift from Local First Arizona! A Devour Phoenix Gift Card, a Downtown Tucson Gift Card, a Localist membership or our Localist t-shirts and swag make great gifts for any Arizonan, and your dollars spent will go towards supporting our mission. 

10. Be a Proud Arizonan

Take ownership of your home and declare your local pride for being an Arizonan. Tag us on social media when you buy local with #LocalFirstAZ, be engaged in your community, and tell your friends about why you're proud to be an Arizonan.