Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) - Grants Program

Provides financial assistance to eligible individuals, businesses and organisations for projects that respond to local arts and cultural priorities.
The RADF program is a partnership between Gympie Regional Council and the Queensland Government to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.
Funding Allocated
A total of $71,000 00 for 2021/2022.

Grant Categories

•    Creative / concept design
•    Creative Community projects
•    Individual skills development


Key dates

Funding Round

Applications Open

Applications Close

Outcome advised 

Project Delivery Timeframe

Round 1 

2020 - 2021



Announced 20th October 2021

Projects must be completed by 30 April 2022

Round 2 

2020 - 2021

1 February 2022

4 March 2022

30 April 2022*

Projects must be completed by 30 September 2022

*Outcome advise date may change depending on Council meeting dates. 

How to apply

Read  the Regional Arts Development Fund Guidelines 2021/2022.

Attend the Road 2 Grant information sessions in January 2022.

Submit your application online via the Smarty Grants portal when the round opens.

No late or incomplete applications will be accepted.


Reporting Requirements

  • Grant recipients must complete a RADF Acquittal Report within eight (8) weeks of project completion. 

Successful applicants – Round 1, 2021/22

7 projects received a total of $34,258 for Round 1.

 list of the successful applicants can be found here.

Further information and support

Contact Council’s RADF Liaison Officer on 1300 307 800 or via email at 

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