The loan from CERF really helped me get back on my feet at a time when I wasn't sure how I was even going to be able to buy groceries, let alone fund my artwork. Today, with CERF's help, and the help of many others along the way, I am back at work full-time, making art, and on the road to recovery financially.Sarah Hood, jeweler (Washington)
Whom CERF+ Helps
Find out how CERF+ grew out of craft shows, hear from artists CERF+ has helped through emergencies, and learn about CERF+'s commitment to emergency preparedness for artists in this video from the producers of the award winning Craft in America series. Read stories about some of the artists CERF+ has helped. »
How CERF+ Helps
CERF+ accomplishes its mission through direct financial and educational assistance to artists working in craft disciplines including emergency relief assistance, business development support, and resources and referrals on topics such as health, safety, and insurance. CERF+ develops, promotes, and maintains resources for emergency readiness and recovery that benefit all artists. CERF+ also advocates, engages in research, and backs policy that supports artists' careers. CERF+ is working with partner organizations to build a better safety net for artists across the United States More on CERF+ >>
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CERF+ is thrilled to announce that its upcoming Los Angeles area magic show, Molten Glass Magic, has attracted $10,000 in sponsorship from businesses, organizations, artists, and individuals around the country.
Molten Glass Magic will be an evening of fun and spectacle featuring the dazzling… Read More...
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