Grants CERF+’s Craft Emergency Relief Fund
U.S. National Deadline: Ongoing – CERF is a national, nonprofit organization making loans and small grants to professional craftspeople experiencing career-threatening illness, accident, fire, theft, or natural disaster. Services include referrals to craft suppliers who have agreed to offer discounts on materials and equipment to craftspeople eligible for CERF funds, and booth fee waivers with certain craft show producers. CERF is a small fund.
CERF+ Emergency Assistance
CERF+’s Craft Emergency Relief Fund program has emergency grants and no-interest loans available to artists working in craft disciplines who have experienced a recent, serious emergency such as illness, injury, fire, theft, or natural disaster.
Have you or an artist you know experienced a recent, career threatening emergency, such as an illness, accident, fire or natural disaster?
CERF+ emergency assistance includes grants and/or brokered assistance, such as booth fee waivers and discounts or donations on supplies and equipment.
Artists interested in CERF+ emergency assistance must first complete an inquiry form. If it is determined that you may be eligible for assistance, you will be invited to apply for assistance. Before filling out an emergency assistance inquiry form, carefully read through the eligibility criteria and supporting documentation requirements.
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE INQUIRY
Go to cerf and follow the directions.
535 Stone Cutters Way, Suite 202
Montpelier, VT 05602-3796
Please note that CERF+ also has extensive emergency preparedness, relief and recovery information available for all artists on our website..