Wildfire Resource List

Resources for the New Mexico Arts Community Affected by the Wildfires

Artist Specific Emergency Programs

Cerf+ The Artist's Safety Net
Emergency Grants | Joan Mitchell Foundation


Other Potential Sources of Emergency Funding

Emergency Grants & Resources for Artists - DataArts (culturaldata.org)

Emergency Grants for Artists — Disaster Resilience for Artists & Non-Profits (haatx.com)

Artnet: 'Artist Aid Resources' - A variety of help funds – mostly Covid related but some not.

Capital Fund Emergency/Natural Disaster Funding | HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - HUD might be of some help.


Not-necessarily Emergency Sources of Funding - Artist Focused

May work for musicians: https://www.musiciansfoundation.org/apply/

For freelance artists: http://www.thehavenfdn.org/application/

For comic book artists: https://www.heroinitiative.org/eligibility-help/

Artists working in craft disciplines: https://cerfplus.org/get-relief/apply-for-help/craft-emergency-relief-fund/

For printers/painters/sculptors: https://www.gottliebfoundation.org/emergency-grant/

For writers: https://authorsleaguefund.org/apply/

For musicians: https://jazzfoundation.org/disaster-relief/

For writers: https://pen.submittable.com/submit/503fc708-5261-4659-8fa9-f8398ec3c2c6/u-s-writers-aid-initiative


Mental Health, Trauma, Loss, Grief Resources

Helping Children after Natural Disaster:



Families & Adults:

Lingering Mental Health impacts of Wildfires.

American Psychiatry Association

NIH research.

Frontline Wildfire Defense (Developed in 2012 by an expert group of firefighters, technologists, and landscape ecologists)  Trauma Support

PTSD after wildfires.

Other communities form support groups.  Sonoma via Stanford, for example. 

Somatic Experiencing


General Resources

After Wildfire “This guide was written to help New Mexico communities recover after wildfire. It includes information on how to mobilize your community, a list of resources available to communities and individuals for assistance, and a technical guide with information about post-fire treatments to address the catastrophic effects of a wildfire on the land and to prepare for potential flooding.”  From the US Forest Service and NM State Forestry.

The Fire Adapted New Mexico Learning Network (FAC NM) is about fostering fire adapted communities - communities that acknowledge and take responsibility for their wildfire risk, and take actions to protect residents, homes, neighborhoods, businesses, infrastructure, forests, and open spaces.  Intergovernmental guide for homeowners in NM.

The Glorieta Conference Center has also been set up to receive evacuees. Call  1-800-432-2080 for more.

guide to returning after a wildfire safely and starting the recovery process.

Public Forest closures via NMWild.

Natural Resources Defense Counsel guide to how to stay safe in 2021 in New Mexico.

Wildfire preparedness planning from the National Fire Protection Association.