Glassblower Gabriel Cole Celebrated on Meredith Vieira Show

Many of our beneficiaries who are experiencing a medical emergency turn to CERF+’s emergency relief fund for financial support. Last year, Williamstown, VT, glassblower Gabriel Cole looked to our grant program to help fund rising healthcare costs associated with his stage three cancer. Nine months later, Cole is… Read More »

CERF+ Executive Director Attends Landmark NEA Convening on Readiness and Resiliency

This week, Executive Director Cornelia Carey was one of 22 cultural sector leaders, funders, and emergency preparedness experts invited to exchange key points of view that will benefit individual and collective practices in preparedness, recovery, and resiliency at the National… Read More »

CERF+ Welcomes New Director of Programs and Communication Jenifer Simon

Join us in welcoming Jenifer Simon who joined the CERF+ staff on March 28 as Director of Programs and Communication. Jenifer brings more than 16 years of experience as an arts administrator, educator, evaluator, researcher, and training and development specialist for the public and private… Read More »

CERF+ to Receive Award of Distinction from the American Craft Council

American Craft Council When The American Craft Council (ACC) announced the recipients of its 2016 American Craft Council Awards, CERF+ was among… Read More »

CERF+ is pleased to welcome Polly Allen, Barry Bergey, Donald Friedlich, and Cinda Holt to its Board

Read more about the careers and interests of Polly Allen, Barry Bergey, Donald Friedlich, and Cinda Holt who joined CERF+'s board of directors in November 2015.

Polly Allen, collector, artist — Chicago, ILRead More »

Artists Working in Craft Disciplines: A Call for Stories

A Book—About You!

Metalsmith David Bacharach and jeweler Valerie Hector are compiling a book, "Craftspeople In Their Own Words." This book will be all about you—the community of artists working… Read More »

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