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Disaster Response

We hope everyone in the areas impacted by the recent and ongoing wildfires in California and flooding in Wisconsin and Illinois are safe. When able, any studio artists impacted by the disasters are encouraged to review disaster relief and recovery tips found at CERF+’s Studio Protector. If you are an artist working in a craft discipline, contact us about CERF+ emergency relief. Learn more here.

Artists Working In Craft Disciplines

If you have experienced a career-threatening loss, please contact us when able at [email protected]. Our direct financial assistance to artists working in craft disciplines includes:

  • Grants up to $6,000
  • No-interest loans up to $9,000
  • Booth fair waivers at craft shows
  • Discounts on materials and equipment from suppliers and manufacturers

To learn more about our eligibility requirements and guidelines, visit our website.

Studio Artists

Our emergency readiness, career protection, recovery information, resources, tools and information are available here.

Arts Organizations

If you know of artists in the disaster areas or plan to correspond with artists in the near future, please pass this important information along.

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