Gladstone Region RADF


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:

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

 

funding rounds

Local arts, cultural groups and individuals, can apply for funding for short-term projects during two rounds each year in March & August. 

Round one 

Expressions of interest (non compulsory) 

  • Opens 23 January 2023
  • Closes 3 February 2023

Applications

  • Opens 10 February 2023
  • Closes 24 March 2023

Assessment of Applications

  • 13 April 2023
ROUND two

Dates to be announced. 

 

APPLY

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.

CLICK HERE TO BEGIN YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION

 

RADF Local Funding Priorities

COMMUNITY AND COMMITTEE TRAINING TO DEVELOP THOROUGH SUBMISSIONS

Building project development and arts business skills with mentoring, consulting and training opportunities.

PARTNERING TO PLAN

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.

GET SOCIAL

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

 

need help?

For further information or help with an application check out our Training Videos, email gragm@gladstone.qld.gov.au or phone 4976 6766.

 

 

 

 

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