Adding a Collaborator for Donations to Racial Injustice Efforts

Black Lives Matter. Threadless stands against racism. 

Threadless is a diverse, global community of artists and those that support them. We join all who honor George Floyd and the countless others who've lost their lives and livelihoods to racism. We share the anger and sorrow created by the systemic racism prevalent in this world. In times like these, art plays an important role in driving progress and creating cultural change. 

All Artist Shop owners now have the option to donate a portion of their proceeds to eight different organizations of their choosing. Threadless will match those donations up to an additional $100,000. These organizations exist to help bring racial justice and create a less hostile world for the Black community. 

The organizations are as follows:

You can now set up automatic donations right from your Artist Dashboard, choose to donate all Artist Earnings or a percentage of your profit for any design in your Artist Shop, and your donations will be matched by Threadless up to $100,000.

Adding the Donation account as a Collaborator

From the Products page, select the design you would like to set up for the earnings donation. From the design page, click the Add a collaborator to this product button above the Tags field. 

In the Collaborators field, enter the account name from the list below for the collaborator of your choice. Then select a percentage of the shared earnings you would like to donate for the sales of that design- any amount from 100% to 1%. This is the amount that will be matched by Threadless up to $100,000.

Organization Username
Black Lives Matter Donate-BlackLivesMatter
Black Visions Collective Donate-BlackVisionsCollective
The Bail Project Donate-TheBailProject
Unicorn Riot Donate-UnicornRiot
Chicago Freedom School Donate-ChicagoFreedomSchool
Color of Change Donate-ColorOfChange
Campaign Zero Donate-CampaignZero
Reclaim the Block Donate-ReclaimTheBlock

Once you enter the username, you'll see a green checkmark appear. Click  Save Collaborator to save the changes and you are done.   

If the username is entered incorrectly, you'll see the following error message "Oh no, your collaborator must be a Threadless user!" Use the Trash Can icon to remove and try adding the user account again.

Add Donation Details to the Product Description

Share your efforts with your customers and fans! Add information about your efforts on the product page by adding the donation details to the Product Description for any charity designs you have. Add details about the organization you are choosing to donate to, a link to the organization so customers can read more, and the amount of proceeds being donated for each purchase (ie. "a portion of the proceeds" or "all of the proceeds"). You can also choose to share your stance, thoughts, and motivation behind your support.

You'll find the Product Description under the Product Title on each product management page:

Your product description will show up on the product page under the About the Design section

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