FREE grant writing workshops in conjunction with RADF Round Two 2018-19

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FREE grant writing workshops in conjunction with RADF Round Two 2018-19

In conjunction with Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Round Two 2018-19, local arts and culture groups and individuals will have access in July to three, free intensive grant writing workshops.

Facilitated by Flying Arts Alliance’s Ashleigh Wheeler, workshops will be of interest to those with short-term arts and cultural projects starting after 1 October 2019, in developing an RADF Expression of Interest.

Group sessions, discussing grant writing, partnership development, promotion and documentation, will be followed by two 40-minute one-on-one opportunities to focus on individual project needs.

Group sessions will be held from 10.30am to 2pm with one-on-one sessions from 2.30pm to 4pm on:

  • Thursday, 25 July – CWA Hall, Steel St, Tannum Sands
  • Friday, 26 July – CWA Hall, 4 King George St, Mount Larcom
  • Saturday, 27 July – Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, cnr Goondoon & Bramston Sts, Gladstone.

Places are limited with bookings essential on 4976 6766 or email

Gladstone Region Acting Mayor Chris Trevor said RADF grants provide support for initiatives and activities which have the capacity to deliver benefits for the wider community.

"Round 2 grants for 2018/19 provide valuable funding assistance to support professional and emerging artists and cultural workers living in the Gladstone Region," Councillor Trevor said.

"Funding can offer benefits in various ways from assisting artists to access professional development opportunities to helping community groups engage a professional artist for workshops or community projects."

Those who submit an EOI by 4pm, Monday, 5 August are eligible for mentoring assistance with an RADF Committee Member in the development of their funding application.

Applications close 4pm, Friday, 30 August and are assessed by a local committee of dedicated arts and community representatives, who make recommendations of funding to Council.

RADF is a Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council partnership to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

Further information is available online at