Covid-19 Relief Grants

CT Office of the Arts | Aug 10, 2021 

CERF+ — the Artists Safety Net will launch a fourth round of COVID-19 Relief Grants on August 10. The $1,000 grants are for artists working in craft disciplines who are facing dire circumstances due to food, housing, and/or medical insecurities as a result of the ongoing pandemic.

The fourth cycle will begin accepting applications on August 10 and will close on August 31, 2021.

Eligibility, Key Dates, Review Process, Selection Criteria and FAQs can be found on the CERF+ website.


August 12, 2021 at 2 PM

What can you do to withstand and survive a career-threatening emergency and be more ready and resilient as an artist?

CERF+ -The Artists Safety Net was founded in 1985 by artists for artists, with a mission to provide emergency relief to artists working in craft disciplines. Since then, CERF+ has grown to also provide emergency preparedness and career resilience resources that benefit all studio-based artists. Join CERF+ Director of Education and Outreach, Carrie Cleveland, to learn how you can access financial resources, including CERF+’s COVID-19 Relief Grant, and build your own resilience as an artist.