We hope everyone in the areas threatened by the current wildfires in Northern California is able to stay safe and that the fires are soon contained.
Disaster Recovery Resources for Artists
When able, studio artists impacted by the fires are encouraged to review disaster relief and recovery tips found at CERF+’s Studio Protector.
|•||Disaster Relief Resources for Artists|
|•||Disaster Recovery Resources for Artists|
CERF+ Emergency Relief for Artists Working in Craft Disciplines
If you have experienced a career-threatening loss, please contact us when able at [email protected]. Our direct financial assistance to artists working in craft disciplines includes:
|•||Grants up to $6,000|
|•||No-interest loans up to $9,000|
|•||Booth fair waivers at craft shows|
|•||Discounts on materials and equipment from suppliers and manufacturers|
To learn more about our eligibility requirements and guidelines, visit our website.
Disaster Preparedness Resources for Artists
If your home or studio is threaten by the wildfires and you have time to prepare, we encourage you to take a moment now to review the disaster readiness tips found at CERF+’s Studio Protector.
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|•||Fire – Studio Readiness|
Additional Studio Protector emergency preparedness tips:
|•||Evacuate or Stay Put|
|•||Emergency Communications Plan|
|•||Planning to Stay in Business|
Cover Your Art and Business Assets
|•||Keep Your Artwork Safe + Secure|
|•||Protect Your Digital Business Records|
|•||Protect Your Analog Business Records|
If you know of artists in the disaster areas or plan to correspond with them in the near future, please pass this important information along.