CERF+ The Artists Safety Net: COVID-19 Response Fund Fund
About This Fund
More than ever, CERF+ emergency financial relief assistance is going to be a critical safety-net for those artists who contract the virus. In order to address the anticipated increase in requests for assistance, we established the COVID-19 Response Fund.
This fund is essential to our rapid and effective response to those artists who are suffering severe health impacts from the coronavirus, ensuring that CERF+ has the funds necessary to respond to this unprecedented crisis.
About The Host Organization
CERF+ was started by artists for artists in the craft community as a grassroots mutual aid effort in 1985 and has since emerged as the leading nonprofit organization that uniquely focuses on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide. CERF+ serves artists who work in craft disciplines by providing a safety net to support strong and sustainable careers. Our core services are education programs, advocacy, network building and emergency relief.