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Social Impact

Local Sustainable Economies | Economic Regeneration | Empowering Women | Supporting Young People
Sell With Us

100% of profits are reinvested back into the development of our sellers and their local communities

Our Vision

To create local sustainable economies and to support local economic regeneration within the arts and crafts community

Our Mission

Taking care of the business side of the creative process

To support UK based artisans, crafters, and artists by-

  • Providing the no.1 global marketplace for UK handmade
  • Provision of business and individual support to seller’s
  • Providing access to micro enterprise finance
  • Ensuring the highest quality products for our customers
  • Operating in an environmentally friendly way

Our Values

Our Social Values are underpinned by the Sustainable Development Goals of United Nations

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 8

Decent work and economic growth

Support local economies

Help create work or business opportunities

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5

Gender equality

Empowering women in business and marketplace

Encouraging diversity and inclusion

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12

Responsible consumption and production

Support use of sustainable material and low carbon distribution model

Raising awareness on sustainable consumption and lifestyles

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3

Good health and well-being

Boost general health and mental well-being

Alleviate loneliness and isolation

Social support and positive relationships

Impact

Our Approach

Artisanry Co. works within the arts and crafts sector in the UK to support the creatives, from coaching and mentoring and business development skills, as well as community networking and training events to help new creators make connections, develop their voice and reach a wider audience.

Our Programmes:

  • Business Support to makers
  • Empowering women to transform their crafting hobbies into a viable business
  • Supporting young people to make art and craft their profession and sole source of income
  • Good health and well being – Our programs help create awareness of the benefits of creativity on mental health, reduce social isolation and improve confidence

Our Difference

With the support of our services, 64% of the Artisanry Co. maker community have been able to turn creative arts into their sole source of income.

The positive social impact created by Artisanry Co. in 2020 includes:

  • 21 Training and workshops, 200 makers upskilled
  • 5 Makers coached, over 30 hours of coaching
  • 82 Makers on the platform, 60 maker videos produced
  • 171 Makers featured on social media, 33 live meet the maker events