Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Program

RADF funds are aimed at the development of emerging and professional artists and creative arts workers. The RADF program is subject to annual budget allocations.

RADF grants are offered in the following three funding categories:

Category Definition and project examples
Concept Development

Up to 75% of Project Costs | Maximum $5,000 Grant
To assist in the development and research of new ideas and projects
Examples: project proposals, strategic plans, concept plans

Community Projects

Up to 60% of Project Costs | Maximum $8,000 Grant
For projects and activities which have a broader reach within the community
Examples: community workshops, events, exhibitions, books, publications

Individual Skills Development Up to 60% of Project Costs | Maximum $1,500 Grant
For activities which build on established art practise
Examples: attend master class or artist in residence program, mentorship or placement with recognised arts cultural peers or organisations
Quick Response Up to 60% of Project Costs | Maximum $1,500 Grant
For Individual Skills Development category only and must demonstrate a genuine need for the application to be considered out of the normal timeframes for assessment
Examples: attend master class or artist in residence program, mentorship or placement with recognised arts cultural peers or organisations


When to apply

Round 1 2018/19 is open from 1 to 31 August 2018.


How to apply

It is important that applicants read the Regional Arts Development Grant Guidelines 2018/19 before beginning the application. 

Applications will be assessed against specific eligibility and assessment criteria outlined in the guidelines.

Applicants must speak to the RADF Liaison Officer prior to submitting their application.

Applications can be submitted from 1 August 2018, via this link.

For enquiries, please contact our RADF Liaison Officer on 1300 307 800 or email radf@gympie.qld.gov.au 

 

Quick Response Grant Applications

Quick response applications can be submitted anytime after while RADF grant funds remain. Quick response applications are only available for the Individual Skills Development category outside of normal funding rounds. 

Applicants must demonstrate a genuine reason for applying outside of the normal funding rounds. Please contact Council's RADF Liaison Officer to discuss your project prior to starting your application. 

 

Reporting requirements

Recipients of RADF grants are required to submit a project outcome report no more than eight (8) weeks after the completion date of the funded project. Please select the report template applicable to the financial year and/or grant category of the funded project. 

 

Further information and support

For further information and assistance contact Council’s RADF Liaison Officer on 1300 307 800 or via email at radf@gympie.qld.gov.au 

 

Related information

Open Round - July 2018 successful applicants 

Round 1 - 2018 successful applicants

Round 2 - 2017 successful applicants

Round 1 - 2017 successful applicants

Community Assistance Grants Policy

Arts and Cultural Plan 2015-2025

Arts and Cultural Policy