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Artisan & Maker Guild

Artisan is far from niche! The Nest Guild connects more than 1,500+ artisan businesses across over 100 countries with exciting growth opportunities.

Makers United

The craft-based cottage industry has potential to create new opportunities for makers currently operating outside the mainstream US economy.

Gee's Bend and the Gullah

Through our work with the Gee’s Bend Quilters and the Gullah basket weavers of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, Nest, in partnership with Etsy, is providing storied craft communities with the business support and technical know-how so that our country’s most talented artisans can thrive as entrepreneurs.

Artisan Accelerator

Nest’s intensive 360-degree integrated support puts artisan businesses on an expedited path to growth.

Ethical Handcraft

Ethical Handcraft is a means for assessing ethical production outside of traditional factories where production standards end, and supporting participating vendors in their social due diligence as they remediate their practices to prioritize workers’ rights and wellbeing.

Nest Sourcing

Nest Sourcing is a radically transparent program designed to connect global handworkers to exciting market access opportunities across the retail landscape.

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Data Driven

Nest’s data-driven capacity building programs map directly to the most pressing needs faced by today’s handworker economy. By combining grassroots support with macro-scale solutions, Nest is driving sustainable change on the global scale.

Our Data-Driven Approach


120+ countries
1,600+ artisan businesses
270,000+ handworkers

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2021 Impact Report