imagines a creative spark as the start to every journey


with the arts promotes opportunites and drives adoption


is the foundation to sustainable artistic pursuits


is the inevitable outcome of purposeful processes

Here For You

Our amazing team

A team of creative, passionate individuals building communites together.

Eileen is responsible for providing business management and oversight to fulfill the organization mission. Her passion for people, a desire to live a more creative life, and her love for being a leader in establishing a ground-up business moved her to join the smart, talented, and dedicated Foundation team.

Eileen Swenson

Eileen Swenson

President and Executive Director

Kaeley is responsible for overseeing many aspects of the foundation initiatives, from managing the budget to advertising the program to potential participants. She has a BFA in painting from Penn State and received a MFA from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.

Kaeley Boyle

Kaeley Boyle

Programs Director

Betsy works to identify ways in which the Foundation can develop programs with organizations and individuals committed to advancing a culture of creativity and holistic well-being for all people through all stages of life. Betsy is a Ph.D. candidate at George Mason University.

Betsy Scotto-Lavino

Betsy Scotto-Lavino

Director of Education and Research

Katie is responsible for spearheading The Artistic Fuel Film Fund and produces our podcast. She has produced multiple independent short films shown at/on SXSW, Festival de Cannes, 20th Century Fox and Hulu

Katie C'etta

Katie C&aposetta

Project Manager

A|F Foundation

Our Work

What were up to

Film Fund

The Artistic Fuel Film Fund is developed to celebrate, mentor, and fund creative projects for filmmakers.

Speaker Series

The Artistic Fuel Film Fund Speaker Series is an exclusive virtual conversation with film industry professionals. Held monthly, each event will focus on different topics of interest for filmmakers.

Ties that Bind

Please join us for this one-night outdoor film screening to support the Uvalde community!


Creative placemaking is just a start


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