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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...

Supporting Documentation

Craft Emergency Relief Fund Supporting Documentation   Inquiry Form Documentation Artists interested in CERF+ emergency assistance first submit an inquiry form. Those that meet basic eligibility parameters are required to provide the following with the inquiry...

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 assistance and assistance eligibility. What kind...

Craft Emergency Relief Fund

Craft Emergency Relief Fund CERF+ Emergency Assistance If you or someone you care for have: 1.  Incurred significant medical expenses related to treatment and recovery from Covid-19  AND/OR 2. Experienced a recent, career threatening emergency, such as an illness,...
Artist Emotional Help After a Disaster

Artist Emotional Help After a Disaster

SELF SUPPORT Artist Emotional Help After a Disaster Creating Art After a Disaster Rebuilding Your Rebuilding Your Art Business After a Disaster Emotional Help Resources Artist Emotional Help After a Disaster WHY? Are you a working artist under financial stress?...

Relief + Resources from Arts Organizations

Relief + Resources from Arts Organizations In addition to the major emergency relief providers that you are most likely aware of (American Red Cross, FEMA, SBA, etc.), a number of arts organizations and funders also provide emergency financial relief, emergency...

Gov’t + Volunteer Relief Agencies

RELIEF AGENCIES Government + Volunteer Working with FEMA + SBA Government + Volunteer Agencies WHY? Federal, state, county and local government agencies as well as non-governmental organizations coordinate their response to disasters. If you need help after a...
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 Learn more about CERF+’s COVID-19 grant here.  CERF+’s emergency relief grants will focus on materials-based craft and folk/traditional artists that incurred significant medical expenses related to treatment and...
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...