CERF was instrumental in getting help and information to me and other artists in the Gulf region. CERF's ability to connect with artists after a tragedy on the grass roots level is very important

Mark Rosenbaum, glass artist (Louisiana)

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+ >>



Program Director Jenifer Simon visited our friends at Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Lots of... fb.me/8j5ceyXul
Did you know that 1-2 months after a disaster, 2/3 of private giving is completed? The Center for Disaster... fb.me/7NtYtlMYB
Craig Nutt presents an update to the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) Advocacy... fb.me/2dypfws8r
Great to see the #studioprotector at the American Craft Council library! fb.me/1nZaiGJ3W
Jenifer Simon and Crag Nutt at the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (National VOAD) Conference fb.me/16IOhjUim
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CERF+ beneficiary and jeweler #ValerieHector is paying it forward along with co-editors David Bacharach,... fb.me/80vRPy59l