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2019 Impact Report

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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. RESOURCES DONATE

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. UPDATES DONATE EMERGENCY RELIEF LEARN MORE

Hurricane Laura

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. UPDATES DONATE EMERGENCY RELIEF LEARN MORE

Grant Opportunities for Puerto Rican Artists

Oportunidades de subvención para artistas puertorriqueños Solicitud de ayuda Inquire About Help

CERF+ Studio Safety Guide

Get Ready

Jewelry Artist + Get Ready grant recipient Eliana Arenas Protect Yourself, Your Art + Your Career

Get Relief

Ceramic Artist + Beneficiary Kevin Leiva after a fire destroyed his Gatlinburg, Tennessee studio. Get Help Now + Support for Recovery

Helping Artists Rebuild

Laying the Groundwork for Beneficiary + Ceramic Artist Casey Giakas' New Pottery Studio in St John US Virgin Islands

Artist Stories

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COVID-19: Federal Relief and Steps You Can Take

COVID-19: Federal Relief and Steps You Can Take

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...

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CERF+ Welcomes Two New Board Members

CERF+ Welcomes Two New Board Members

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...

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