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Hurricane Florence is approaching the US East Coast, and will likely have landfall Thursday or Friday. We urge all those in its potential path to take precautions now. In this emergency alert you’ll find important information to help all who are in the path of the storm remain safe.

Disaster Preparedness Resources for Artists

We encourage you to take a moment now to review the disaster readiness tips found at CERF+’s Studio Protector.

Plan Ahead
Cover Your Art and Business Assets


Disaster Recovery Resources for Artists

If you or a studio artist you know has losses due to the storm, disaster relief and recovery tips are available at the Studio Protector.

CERF+ Emergency Relief for Artists Working In Craft Disciplines

If you have experienced a career-threatening loss, please contact us when able at relief@cerfplus.org. Our direct financial assistance to artists working in craft disciplines includes:

  •  $3,000 Emergency Grants
  •  Booth fair waivers at craft shows
  •  Discounts on materials and equipment from suppliers and manufacturers

Learn more about our eligibility requirements and guidelines.

Arts Organizations

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

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