For Artists / Opportunities

CERF+, VT / Artists Get Ready Grants / Call for Artists

Submission fee


Artists “Get Ready” Grants help artists working in craft disciplines safeguard their studios, protect their careers + prepare for emergencies. Up to 10 grants ($500 for individual artists and $1,500 for groups of artists) will be awarded on a competitive basis to eligible artists towards the purchase of goods or services that will have a direct impact on increasing career + emergency readiness. Full grant guidelines and application are available via the link above.

Eligible Activities for Grant:

Business Protection - 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.

Eligible media