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CERF+ Response to Texas Flooding

CERF+ Response to Texas Flooding

CERF+ Responds to Texas Flooding Safety Information, Emergency Resources + Emergency Relief for Artists As we continue to hear about the impact of the flooding in Texas, CERF+ is reaching out to artists and arts organizations in affected communities to provide...
Getting Ready to Plan Ahead

Getting Ready to Plan Ahead

Getting Ready to Plan Ahead I recently received a Get Ready Grant. As a career woodworker for eight years, legacy planning was perhaps the last aspect I had not addressed professionally. Talking about legacy planning for artists is one of the least interesting aspects...
CERF+ Awards Twenty “Get Ready” Grants

CERF+ Awards Twenty “Get Ready” Grants

From dust collection systems to fire extinguishers, twenty artists from across the country received grants to help safeguard their studios, protect their careers and implement safety measures. Grant awards ranged from up to $500 for individual artists and up to $1,500...
Get Ready Grants

Get Ready Grants

Artist Get Ready GrantsCERF+’s Get Ready Grants award up to $500 to individual artists working in craft disciplines to conduct activities that will help safeguard their studios, protect their careers and prepare for emergencies. Artists are encouraged to use the...
See You at NCECA!

See You at NCECA!

March 14, 2017 | CERF+ News Join CERF+ executive director Cornelia Carey for a panel discussion with Christa Assad, Heather Mae Erickson and Paul Sacaridiz about training needs for building a resilient career as a studio artist and what is missing from current...
Welcome to the NEW Artists Safety Net Online

Welcome to the NEW Artists Safety Net Online

February 27, 2017 | CERF+ News CERF+ Launches New Website to Respond to Artist Career & Emergency Resource Needs Monday, February 27, 2017, Montpelier, VT – CERF+’s new website goes live today to help artists protect themselves, their art and their careers....
Are You Evacuation-Ready?

Are You Evacuation-Ready?

February 27, 2017 | Tip of the Month The mass evacuations due to the potential failure of the Oroville, California dam have businesses and families thinking about their readiness for evacuation. Would you be able to able to quickly and safely evacuate your studio, and...
Winter Weather All Over the Map

Winter Weather All Over the Map

January 31, 2017 | Tip of the Month The severe winter storm that impacted a large swath of the US in mid-January highlighted that few of us are immune to such hazards. CERF+ has worked with artists who have had: Frozen water pipes burst, flooding studios Ice-ladened...
Cover your A’s: Art, Assets + Archives

Cover your A’s: Art, Assets + Archives

Resolve to Cover your A’s: Art, Assets and Archives January, 2016 | Tip of the Month It’s January. You have likely made great resolutions to advance your art career in 2017, but here’s one resolution every artist can quickly check off the to-do list in less than...

Be in the Know

PLAN AHEAD How Artists Should Assess and Prepare for Risks How to Take an Inventory of Your Art Studio Decide Whether to Evacuate in an Emergency Emergency Communications Plan Restoring Your Business After a Disaster Emergency Communications Plan WHY? Following an...

Guide to Creating an Emergency Communications Plan

PLAN AHEAD How Artists Should Assess and Prepare for Risks How to Take an Inventory of Your Art Studio Decide Whether to Evacuate in an Emergency Emergency Communications Plan Restoring Your Business After a Disaster Guide to Creating an Emergency Communications Plan...

Make a Disaster Plan

PLAN AHEAD How Artists Should Assess and Prepare for Risks How to Take an Inventory of Your Art Studio Decide Whether to Evacuate in an Emergency Emergency Communications Plan Restoring Your Business After a Disaster Emergency Communications Plan WHY? Following an...

Predict Unpredictability

PLAN AHEAD How Artists Should Assess and Prepare for Risks How to Take an Inventory of Your Art Studio Decide Whether to Evacuate in an Emergency Emergency Communications Plan Restoring Your Business After a Disaster Emergency Communications Plan WHY? Following an...

Decide Whether to Evacuate in an Emergency

PLAN AHEAD How Artists Should Assess and Prepare for Risks How to Take an Inventory of Your Art Studio Decide Whether to Evacuate in an Emergency Emergency Communications Plan Restoring Your Business After a Disaster Decide Whether to Evacuate in an Emergency WHY?...

How Artists Should Assess and Prepare for Risks

PLAN AHEAD How Artists Should Assess and Prepare for Risks How to Take an Inventory of Your Art Studio Decide Whether to Evacuate in an Emergency Emergency Communications Plan Restoring Your Business After a Disaster How Artists Should Assess and Prepare for Risks...

Smart Prep to Keep Your Artist Studio Safe

Smart Prep to Keep Your Artist Studio Safe Plan Ahead Risk Assessment Taking Inventory Evacuate or Stay Put Emergency Communications Plan Staying in Business Cover Your Assets Artwork Digital Records  Business Records Disaster Risks Natural Disasters Human Made...