CERF+ Responds to Hurricane Michael
Safety Information, Emergency Resources + Emergency Relief for Artists
As we continue to hear about the impact of Hurricane Michael, CERF+ is reaching out to artists and arts organizations in affected communities to provide emergency relief and useful recovery resources.
Emergency Relief for Artists
Are You an Artist Working in a Craft Discipline?
CERF+’s emergency financial relief program, the Craft Emergency Relief Fund, provides $3,000 grant and other assistance to artists working in craft disciplines who are facing a career threatening emergency. CERF+ staff is available during the week from 8:30am-5:00pm EST at 802.229.2306 and firstname.lastname@example.org to provide counseling and referrals to artists searching for emergency resources.
- CERF+ Emergency Relief Grants for Artists Working in Craft Disciplines
Other Emergency Relief Programs for Artists
- New York Foundation for the Arts’ National List of Emergency Grants for Artists in NYFA Source
- Additional resources will be added as arts organizations in the affected region are able to respond
Disaster Recovery Resources for Artists
We hope you don’t suffer personal or business property damage from this disaster, but if you or an artist you know does, CERF+’s Studio Protector has tips to help make the recovery go more smoothly.
- Government + Volunteer Relief Agencies
- Tips for Working with FEMA + SBA
- Relief + Resources from Arts Organizations
- Emergency Management Agency Links for Hurricane Michael
- Disaster Unemployment Assistance (for self-employed as well as employees) available in counties declared disaster areas
Disaster Clean Up
10/10/18 CERF+ Hurricane Michael Alert
Disaster Readiness + Safety Information for Artists
Hurricane Michael is approaching the Gulf Coast with landfall expected on Wednesday, October 10. 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 Readiness Resources for Artists
Use the disaster preparedness tips and resources in CERF+’s Studio Protector to get for the hurricane.
Additional Studio Protector emergency preparedness tips: