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Another Season for CERF+ Set to Begin!

Another Season for CERF+ Set to Begin!

It’s that time of year again! Our annual A Season for CERF+ fundraiser is about to begin. In the early years, we had over 60 galleries, businesses, and retailers sign up! Over the past ten years, however, the numbers have dropped to about 20 participants. Help...
A Season for CERF+ in Full Swing This Fall

A Season for CERF+ in Full Swing This Fall

Galleries, artists, businesses, and others around the country are holding raffles, donating portions of sales, collecting donations at checkout, and more. See what they’re up to and how you can join in here.  
ACGA: Supporting California Artists for Over 25 Years

ACGA: Supporting California Artists for Over 25 Years

In July, the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California (ACGA) raised $1,648 at their annual Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival. “We’ve had a CERF+ booth from our very first year in 1992 and ever since,” explains Jan Schachter, who along with ceramic artist,...
Heads Up for CERF+’s Annual Appeal!

Heads Up for CERF+’s Annual Appeal!

CERF+’s annual appeal is our most important fundraising event, supporting all of CERF+’s work throughout the year. We depend on its success to deliver our programs and services to artists: much-needed emergency relief assistance and our programs that help artists...
The Accidental Fundraiser

The Accidental Fundraiser

The Accidental Fundraiser From a Facebook Post by by Pam Hill, artist, activist Originally, I had planned to exclude my current medical crisis from Facebook. I would let friends know by e-mail, Messenger, or some other private means. But that became difficult and I...
We’re Falling for A Season for CERF+ Participants!

We’re Falling for A Season for CERF+ Participants!

            Cedar Creek Gallery is a Raffle Rouser.  Creative Hand Show and Sale is a Proceeds Pro. Zinc Insurance is a Change Maker  Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show is a Wild Card. What do they all have in common? All of these...
A Year of Pluses: CERF+ Releases Impact Report

A Year of Pluses: CERF+ Releases Impact Report

We’re excited to share CERF+’s recently released impact report for our fiscal year 2016, which covers the period of time from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016.  CERF+ is distinctive among non-profit artist service organizations not only because of our focus...
Be a Change Maker + More: Join A Season for CERF+!

Be a Change Maker + More: Join A Season for CERF+!

Are you interested in a simple way to support CERF+ AND gain visibility for your business? Join in A Season for CERF+ by hosting one of the following events between September 1st and December 31st: Change Maker- Give your customers the option to round up their...
Sweeps for CERF+: Hearts Should Overflow, Not Landfills

Sweeps for CERF+: Hearts Should Overflow, Not Landfills

Did you know that all the sweeps from your bench can make a big difference in the lives of fellow artists and jewelry makers? In partnership with CERF+, the Rio Grande Sweeps for CERF+ program accepts sweeps from jewelers as donations to help craftspeople across the...
See What We Have In Store

See What We Have In Store

March 14, 2017 | CERF+ News Visit CERF+’s Shop to Give featuring many ways to give as good as you get! We’re especially thrilled to include Craftspeople In Their Own Words, a handsome hardcover volume featuring first person stories from over 75 artists...
Creating Art After a Disaster

Creating Art 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 Creating Art After a Disaster WHY? Are you a working artist under financial stress? Whether it’s...
Emotional Help Resources

Emotional Help Resources

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 Resources WHY? Whether it’s from the economy or a natural disaster, or you’re...
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?...