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Louisiana Disaster Response

Louisiana Disaster Response

CERF+ is a national non-profit arts organization that helps artists prepare for and recover from emergencies. That’s why we want any professional artist working in a craft discipline affected by the recent tornadoes and severe storms in Louisiana to be aware of...
Fire Up the Kiln!

Fire Up the Kiln!

Jan 31, 2017 | Makers + Matters Ceramicist and beneficiary Ben Medansky is rebuilding his business after a devastating fire destroyed his downtown Los Angeles studio last July. Through CERF+’s brokered assistance program, Ben received a kiln this month donated...

FAQs

Craft Emergency Relief Fund Frequently Asked Questions We hope this information will serve as a helpful introduction to CERF+’s emergency relief programs. For complete details about these programs, please read CERF+’s Emergency Relief Grant and eligibility page. What...

Craft Emergency Relief Fund

CERF+ Emergency Relief Grant You may be eligible if: I am 18 years of age or older. I have resided and worked in the United States or the United States Territories for the past two years. I am an artist working in a craft or folk and traditional discipline. The...
Studio Protector

Studio Protector

Announcing the CERF+ Studio Safety Guide Get Connected Plan Ahead Learn How Get Ready Assess your risks Make a plan Do it today! “Get Ready” Grants Get Help From relief agencies From arts organizations From your community Help Yourself Get organized Clean...
Emergency Grants and Resources for Artists

Emergency Grants and Resources for Artists

Emergency Grants and Resources for Artists The Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+) emergency relief grant focuses on artists working in craft or materials-based folk/traditional disciplines that are 18 years or older and have resided and worked in the U.S. or U.S....
Working With a Gallery After a Disaster

Working With a Gallery After a Disaster

Working With a Gallery After a Disaster July 10, 2016 | Makers + Matters When many New York galleries were flooded by Hurricane Sandy, hundreds of artists were faced with a situation dreaded by artists and galleries alike: dealing with all the issues involving the...