Grant DetailArtists "Get Ready" Grants
CERF+ announces new Artists "Get Ready" Grants to help artists working in craft disciplines safeguard their studios and protect their careers. Up to 10 grants will be awarded on a competitive basis in two grant cycles to eligible artists towards the purchase of goods or services that will have a direct impact on increasing their emergency readiness. The deadline for Grant Cycle 1 is August 15, 2017.
"For over 30 years, CERF+'s financial assistance for artists experiencing career-threatening disasters has been critical in helping them get back on their feet and back to work," said Executive Director Cornelia Carey. "We want to help artists avoid the impacts of these disasters before they happen. This new funding program will go a long way toward helping artists make that a reality."
Artists are encouraged to use CERF+'s Risk Assessment to generate ideas and review recommended activities in the Get Ready and Studio Safety sections of the www.cerfplus.org when applying for the Artists "Get Ready" Grant.
Eligible activities include:
- Business Protection - business insurance, inventory software, business continuity planning, creating secure business record-keeping systems
- Studio Safeguards - safety equipment, improvements to studio health and safety, purchasing safer materials and supplies
- Emergency/Disaster Readiness emergency tools, supplies and equipment, studio upgrades to reduce disaster risk, theft protection measures
- Career Protection - legacy or estate planning, financial planning services, documentation or digitization of artwork and/or related records, legal counsel, enrolling in a professional development course or workshop.
Grant link: https://cerfplus.org/get-ready-portal/get-ready-grants/?org=808&lvl=100&ite=541&lea=243866&ctr=0&par=1&trk=