Aid to Artisans has the most comprehensive and relevant training programs in the craft sector. These programs address the needs of artisans, exporters, designers, organizational leaders, government officials and cultural preservationists.

The only craft sector training utilizing industry experts in the fields of product development, design, marketing, environment and business management, our training provides first hand experience and perspective and uses real field scenarios.

Because training is one of our core services, we have professional training expertise on staff. We pride ourselves on staying current not only with industry trends, but also with training and adult learning trends, such as using technology to expand our reach. ATA Learning Center is the first and only online training service in the craft sector. This comprehensive online programs includes modules on all aspects of developing a profitable craft business.

Customized Training


Market Readiness Program™



Here you will find a wide array of useful and informative resources pertaining to the craft sector, including: Craft Sector Organizations | U.S. Market Statistics | Trends | Costing Your Craft Product | Exporting Regulations | Technical Information | Aid To Artisans’ Publications | Recommended Reading | General Topics.