Getting Started

A Donor’s Perspective

In 2003, Swanee Hunt’s foundation Hunt Alternatives created ARTWorks for Kids, a new grant program focused on helping youth arts organizations advocate for significant funding.

The first grants were made that year to create a coalition that would work together on developing sustainable sources of funding for youth arts programs in eastern Massachusetts. The following considerations were used in selecting the initial grantees:

The organization and its work

Community impact

Potential impact of a grant from Hunt Alternatives: