Regional Arts Development Fund

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between state and local governments which invests in quality arts and cultural experiences across Queensland based on locally determined priorities.

The first round for the 2020-21 financial year is now open, for projects commencing after 25 November 2020.  Applications close at 5pm on Monday 2 November 2020.

Please see general information below. Early advice on ordinary applications can be sought by contacting the RADF Liaison office on the details below.

Categories

1. Quick Response Grant
(Download form here)

  • For any project or activity that requires funding outside of the grant rounds.

Assistance is available for up to 65% of the total costs to a maximum of $1000

2. Development Grant
(Download form here)

This grant covers the following activities

  • Professional career development
  • Skills development workshops
  • Concept development
  • Creative development of new work

Assistance is available for up to 65% of the totals costs to a maximum of $5,000.

3. Project Grant
(Download form here)

This grant covers the following activities

  • Exhibitions
  • Performances
  • Festivals and events
  • Public presentations

Assistance is available for up to 80% of the totals costs to a maximum of $10,000.    

Applying

Before submitting an application form please read the RADF Guidelines and Artist eligibility.  It is highly recommended to contact the RADF liaison officer prior to submitting an application. Applications can be submitted via email to RADF@rrc.qld.gov.au

Outcome reporting

Successful applicants are required to submit an Outcome Report 8 weeks after the conclusion of their project or event. A list of successful applicants from previous rounds is available. 

Contact 

For more information please contact Rockhampton Regional Council on 4932 9000 or email RADF@rrc.qld.gov.au

All applications are to be addressed to:
RADF Liaison Officer
Rockhampton Regional Council
PO Box 1860
Rockhampton QLD 4700

 

RADF Funding Case Studies

To see a selection of previously funded projects, please click below: