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The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, founded in November 2012 and hosted by the Aspen Institute, is a collaborative effort of over 70 artisan businesses, artisan support organizations, corporations, government agencies, and other partners who are working together to promote the full potential of the global artisan sector.  

The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise was created to elevate the importance of the artisan sector, support and grow artisan businesses, and share best practices in a collaborative learning community. 

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Member Network

member network

The Artisan Alliance is a networking platform for organizations working at different points in the artisan value chain. Our diverse community of over 180 members includes artisan businesses, social enterprises, online marketplaces, government agencies, and more. This network touches over 100,000 artisans in 127 countries around the world - 82% of whom are women. Find a full list of current members of the Artisan Alliance here

Members of the Artisan Alliance network receive exclusive access to networking opportunities and a tailored set of Artisan Business Coaching and Innovative Financing programs developed by the Artisan Alliance and key partners, including our Artisan Innovation Workshop, Artisan Loan Program, Digital Learning Series, and Heritage Initiative.

The Artisan Alliance is not currently accepting new membership applications.