At a time of chaos in my life, I received more than just a grant of funds from CERF; I received a large boost of hope for the future from the kindness shown me by its many wonderful members.

Charlotte Mitchell, glass artist (California)

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+ >>



Kim Winkle @tennesseetech teaching students CERF+'s artist readiness curriculum to establish safe #studiopractices. pic.twitter.com/dA0lSs5GYW
EASTERN TEXAS FLOODING CONTINUES: This message is for artists and arts organizations in eastern Texas and to... fb.me/y6SaxYRf
EASTERN TEXAS FLOODING: This message is for artist and arts organization in eastern Texas and to statewide arts... fb.me/ZhA5aqn6
"It was a terrific honor for CERF+ to take part in this day-long NEA convening -- an unprecedented gathering of... fb.me/3RUyygJgz
@jengilligancole: artists + cultural orgs must be proactive in readiness + disaster prepardness 1.usa.gov/1Thbl9R #arts4US @southarts
Congratulations to Gabriel Cole for this feature on the @MeredithShow recently. His story is like so many...youtu.be/RD7D4YLyoKM