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 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Gympie Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

Funding Allocated

A total of $71,000 00 for 2021/2022.

RADF Grant Categories

  • Creative Concept Development 
  • Creative Community Projects
  • Individual Skills Development

Key dates

Flooding has impacted the capacity of both council staffing and volunteer community organisations.

Round 2 of Gympie Regional Council’s RADF Grants was due to close this Friday 4 March. Council has extended the closing date to 5.00pm Monday 14 March to allow staff and volunteer organisations more time in the application stage.

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

14 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

RADF Round Two - 2021/2022 is open for applications from 1 February - 4 March 2022.

Apply here

Read the Regional Arts Development Fund Grant Guidelines 2021/2022.

Reporting Requirements

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

Successful applicants – Round 2, 2021/22

A list of 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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