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EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM REOPENING IN AUGUST 2018

Thanks to the generous support of everyone who answered the call, we are happy to announce that CERF+ will be reopening our Emergency Relief Program in August 2018.

We are currently getting ready to accept applications with a new streamlined process and even more support from our In-Kindness Partners like Skutt and Rio Grande.  You can also help us continue to build the fund here.

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Artists Building a Future in Puerto Rico

Artists Building a Future in Puerto Rico

Over the course of a week, we met with many of our emergency grant recipients each in different phases of recovery – some completely back to work and others whose destroyed homes and studios remain in a state of uncertainty. Many told us that ours has been the only help they’ve received so far. Since the storm struck eight months ago, CERF+ has already provided 42 artist working in craft disciplines $188,100 in grants and interest free loans, making this our second largest response effort after Hurricane Katrina.

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Are you Prepared for Hurricane Season?

Are you Prepared for Hurricane Season?

Hurricanes are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena, states the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). On average, 12 tropical storms, 6 of which become hurricanes form over the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, or Gulf of Mexico during the hurricane season which runs from June 1 to November 30 each year. Now is the time to understand your hurricane risk and prepare with these tips and resources.

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Welcome New Deputy Director James Hafferman

Welcome New Deputy Director James Hafferman

Please join us in welcoming James Hafferman, CERF+s new Deputy Director. In this newly created position, James will lead all internal operations, including finance, planning, budgeting, grants management, office administration, human resources, and technology. "We're...

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