The Gladstone Regional Council Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.
There are six funding categories:
Local arts, cultural groups and individuals, can apply for funding for short-term projects during two rounds each year around March & August.
Applications for projects commencing after 8 October 2023
Assessment of Applications
Applications that are incomplete and or received outside of the nominated due date will not be assessed.
RADF Applications will move to SmartyGrants in 2023, alongside other Council funding opportunities, so that customers can look and apply in one place for funding opportunities.
Building project development and arts business skills with mentoring, consulting and training opportunities.
Community arts projects that engage professional community artsworkers to plan, develop, oversee and report on the project. Consideration for opportunities to raise alternative funding support, diversify audiences and promote local interest.
Social media tools to innovate, broaden reach and develop online cultural records for Council’s community collection, including professional photography, new media and soundscapes.
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. Applicants are advised processing may take up to six weeks, using an application form downloaded below.
Submissions are assessed through locally determined policy, by a local committee of dedicated arts and community representatives.
RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive communities and strong regions. RADF invests in local arts and cultural priorities, as determined by local communities, across Queensland.
Further news is available online at: https://arts.qld.gov.au/regional-arts-development-fund
You can download the Gladstone Region Arts & Cultural Policy document at: https://www.gladstone.qld.gov.au/policies
For further information or help with an application email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 4976 6766.