What We Do
Every Artist Needs a Safety Net
CERF+ was started by artists for artists in the craft community as a grassroots mutual aid effort in 1985 and has since emerged as the leading nonprofit organization that uniquely focuses on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide. CERF+ serves artists who work in craft disciplines by providing a safety net to support strong and sustainable careers. Our core services are education programs, advocacy, network building and emergency relief.
CERF+ is readiness, relief + resilience for studio artists, ensuring that they are as protected as the work they create.
CERF+ is a 501(c)(3) public charity.