In 2019 CERF+ provided $173,609 in emergency assistance to 55 artists AND $21,000 in Get Ready Grants to 42 artists! As a result, these artists were able to get back to work following an emergency, while others were able to take proactive measures to protect their health and safeguard their careers.
2019 IMPACT REPORT
As of October 13, there have been 37,974,575 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across more than 188 countries and regions around the world. There have been 7,829,476 cases in the U.S. and 215,476 deaths.
2020 California Wildfires
As of September 14, 2020, wildfires have scorched more than 3 million acres, making 2020 the largest wildfire season in California history. Statewide, dozens of fires are still burning as firefighters, disaster response, and other agencies battle to contain them.
Laura made landfall in Cameron, Louisiana, as a Category 4 major hurricane early on August 27, 2020. The storm brought heavy rain, dangerous storm surge, and sustained wind speeds of up to 150 mph.
Grant Opportunities for Puerto Rican Artists
Oportunidades de subvención para artistas puertorriqueños
Solicitud de ayuda
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CERF+ Studio Safety Guide
Jewelry Artist + Get Ready grant recipient
Protect Yourself, Your Art + Your Career
Ceramic Artist + Beneficiary Kevin Leiva after a fire destroyed his
Gatlinburg, Tennessee studio.
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Helping Artists Rebuild
Laying the Groundwork for Beneficiary + Ceramic Artist Casey Giakas' New Pottery Studio in St John US Virgin Islands
The CARES Act includes provisions for self-employed workers and makes financial disaster relief available. There are also steps you can take to ease financial strain from the cost of housing, car and credit card payments, and health insurance premiums. Read on to...
While we welcome the arrival of warmer weather (especially here in Vermont), we also know that it can bring sudden changes in weather that result in dangerous flooding. We’ve already seen record rainfall and flooding across parts of the United States, which increases...
Based on conversations happening in the philanthropic community, I believe that there will be opportunities coming to support individual artists for lost income. I have run several programs in the past and wanted to give you some things to think about and prepare when...
CERF+ is pleased to welcome two new Board members at the organization’s annual meeting underway today. The meeting brings together (virtually) the CERF+ Board and staff who will review the organization’s historic fiscal year 2020, which just ended on September 30. The...