Local First Arizona

501(c)6 & 501(c)3

Central Tucson, Statewide

Local First Arizona promotes, supports and celebrates a vibrant and sustainable Arizona economy by educating citizens about local business ownership, social equity, cultural diversity, environmental kinship, and collaboration.

Offerings

Programs & Services

Local First Arizona promotes, supports and celebrates a vibrant and sustainable Arizona economy by educating citizens about local business ownership, social equity, cultural diversity, environmental kinship, and collaboration.


Local businesses can become members of this organization and get access to local businesses, community events, vendor opportunities, volunteer opportunities and more.


The Local Learning Lab provides on demand resources to help you business thrive like videos, articles, and how-to guides.

Programs For Entrepreneurs Include:

  • SCALE UP (Sustainable Communities Accessing Lending and Expertise Upon Performance) program is an exciting new opportunity, emphasizing local energy, water, and transportation conservation; training businesses to apply concepts and practices of benchmarking, evaluation, and implementation of upgrades for their business facilities coupled with financial incentives.

  • Fuerza Local Business Accelerator - This program, an initiative of the Local First Arizona Foundation, trains underserved Hispanic entrepreneurs on the basics of running a successful business, in turn promoting self-reliance and building prosperity in their communities.

  • Local First Roadshow: The Local First Roadshow is a regular mini-festival, featuring local products, beverages, and music.  These pop-up events takes place at different locations each time and connect local makers with the community.

Prerequisites or Exclusions

Eligibility and membership required for some services. Some programming and services are open to the general public.

Getting Connected

Visit their website to read more about complete prgram offerings, upcoming events, and about how to become a member.

Primary Contact

Mike Peel

Additional Information

info@startuptucson.com

(520) 47- START

PO Box 1214

Tucson, Arizona

85702

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