Etsy Uplift Fund

Brooklyn Community Foundation is proud to partner with Etsy, the global marketplace for unique and creative goods that is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York.

Etsy established the Uplift Fund as a donor advised fund at Brooklyn Community Foundation to support nonprofits nationwide that work to dismantle barriers to building a successful small business by fostering equal opportunities to creative entrepreneurship. 

Etsy buyers in the United States can round up their purchases to the nearest dollar amount at check out, and the change is donated to the Uplift Fund. These buyer donations, as well as direct grants from Etsy, will be distributed by Brooklyn Community Foundation to nonprofit organizations across the country working directly with creators who need support building their own businesses.

Brooklyn Community Foundation administers the Uplift Fund and distributes donations to nonprofits selected by Etsy.