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Crafter Information and Grant Fund Listings

The following organizations may be contacted for the possibility of grants:

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc.
380 W. Broadway
New York, NY 10012
Grants up to $10,000 available for catastrophes including fire, flood,tornado, or medical. 10 years at mature phase of work only to fine artists, painters, sculptors and printmakers

Artists Fellowships, Inc.
c/o Salmagundi Club
47 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10003
Emergency aid based on quality of work and need.

The Artists Welfare Fund
498 Broome St.
New York, NY 10013
Available to folks in the New York area only.

Change, Inc.
PO Box 705, Cooper Station
New York, NY 10276
$100 - $500 grants avail.

Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF)
PO Box 838
Montpelier, VT 05601-0838
Voice: 802-229-2306
Fax: 802-223-6484
A non-profit, tax exempt organization which provides immediate support to professional craftspeople facing career threatening emergencies such as fire, theft, illness and natural disaster

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.
863 Park Ave
New York, NY 10021
Fax: 212-288-2836
Established in 1985 for the sole purpose of providing financial assistance to individual working artists of established ability.

Foundation Grants to Individuals, 8th Edition
The Foundation Center
79 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003-3076

If you are a writer, actor, musician, single parent, live in Ramsey County, or connected with the Chicano/Latino Community, contact Phoenix Project for additional options.

For residents of New York NY area, you may wish to view the Arts Service Organizations Page of the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of New York.

For residents of Canada, visit the "Index of Funding Sources for Canadian Artists" page of  The Poet's Anvil site.

If you are aware of more sources for possible aid, please notify Robert at the above address and phone, or by e-mail at

Further Assistance to Crafters and Other Small Businesses

The SCORE Association (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the Small Business Administration (SBA). SCORE Association volunteers serve as "Counselors to America's Small Business." Working and retired executives and business owners donate their time and expertise as volunteer business counselors and provide confidential counseling and mentoring free of charge.

Last updated on 06/10/99

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