Gladstone Region RADF


The Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council to support local arts and culture.
There are six funding categories:

  1. Developing Regional Skills
  2. Building Community Cultural Capacity
  3. Regional Partnerships
  4. Cultural Tourism
  5. Concept Development
  6. Contemporary Collections / Stories

Local arts and cultural groups and individuals, can apply for funding for specific projects during two rounds each year, closing end March and end September.
Out-of-Round submissions are available under the Developing Regional Skills category for professional development opportunities that unexpectedly become available out of the normal local RADF rounds.

Received submissions are assessed through locally determined policy, by a local committee of dedicated arts and community representatives.

New RADF Application Forms and other helpful documents are currently being finalised and will be released, September 2016

Gladstone Region RADF 2015-2016 Funding Priorities:

  • Arts and Culture Training and Development: Participation in RADF training and committee-applicant mentoring opportunities.
  • Year of Light Projects: Celebrating the 2015 International Year of Light, local artists, schools and community groups are encouraged to push the boundaries, expand their knowledge and skills to create new and innovative work.
  • Building Program Partnership Projects: Consult local business, industry and individuals in 2015-2016 to develop financial partnerships for the future.
  • Strengthen Youth Projects, presented in conjunction with the Gladstone Region Youth Council (GRYC): If you identify youth as a target community group in your project, take the opportunity to consult with GRYC.

RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers to: support diversity and inclusivity; grow strong regions; and provide training, education and employment opportunities for Queensland artists and local communities.

To speak to someone about the Gladstone Region RADF, visit the Contact Us page and organise a meeting with the RADF Liaison Officer.

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