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Mindfulness: Spring Clean Your Mind

Mindfulness: Spring Clean Your Mind

Mindfulness: Spring Clean Your Mind By: Kim Sudol, CERF+ Senior Administrative Manager All photos by Kim Sudol It’s safe to say that spring has finally arrived. In Vermont, this means temperatures rise as snow melts, unveiling not only sprouting flowers and...
5 Ways to Center Disaster Readiness in Your Grantmaking

5 Ways to Center Disaster Readiness in Your Grantmaking

5 Ways to Center Disaster Readiness in Your Grantmaking By: CERF+ Executive Director Ruby Lopez Harper Disaster readiness. I know, no one wants to talk about it. It isn’t “sexy” or “media-worthy.” It isn’t something anyone wants to or has the time or capacity to talk...
Arrowmont Legacy Weekend for Appalachian Arts Administrators

Arrowmont Legacy Weekend for Appalachian Arts Administrators

Arrowmont Legacy Weekend for Appalachian Arts Administrators With fall colors still prominent but just beginning to fade softly past their peak, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts opened its doors November 9-12, 2023 for its final workshop session of the year. For...
Emerging Arts Readiness Program in Puerto Rico

Emerging Arts Readiness Program in Puerto Rico

Emerging Artists Readiness Program in Puerto Rico The Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+) is excited to announce that we recently concluded our first Emerging Artists Readiness Program in Puerto Rico, thanks to funding from the Windgate Foundation. CERF+ partnered...
Emergency Preparedness: A 4-Step Action Plan

Emergency Preparedness: A 4-Step Action Plan

  New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CEFF+), and National Coalition for Arts Preparedness and Emergency Response (NCAPER) join forces to help you protect yourself and your assets before an emergency. The COVID-19 pandemic, along...
Life at Touchstone: The Intern Experience

Life at Touchstone: The Intern Experience

Touchtone Center for Crafts began over 50 years ago as Pioneer Crafts Council and blossomed into a craft school where people come together to learn in a fully immersive  hands-on environment. Occupying over 150 acres in the Laurel Highlands, a scenic rural area near...