CERF+ Emergency Assistance Inquiry
U.S. Citizens and residents
CERF+ emergency relief grants provide immediate financial assistance to eligible artists working in craft disciplines after career threatening emergencies. In response to the global health crisis, these grants will focus on artists infected with COVID-19 that incurred significant medical expenses related to treatment or experienced a recent, unforeseen emergency that has been further intensified by the pandemic.
- One-time cash assistance of $3,000
- Eligible artists include those who create work using historically recognized craft materials such as clay, glass, textiles, wood, metal; as well as those who use non-traditional materials, new technologies and experimental approaches
- You must have experienced a recent, unforeseen emergency or triggering event that has significantly and adversely affected your ability to produce, exhibit or market your work
- You must have been a legal U.S. resident at the time of the emergency