Got a great idea for an arts or cultural project? Need a Grant?
The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) provides support for arts, culture and heritage development activities.
Areas of support include:
- Individual professional development
- Workshops and master classes
- Innovative arts, culture or heritage projects
- Concept development
- Creative industries development; and
- Cultural tourism initiatives
Funding rounds and available assistance
There are generally two main funding rounds each financial year. The next round for Bundaberg Regional Council will open on Monday 29 July and close on Friday 20 September, for projects not starting before December 2013.
There are no upper or lower limits on the amount of money that can be applied for, however it is advisable to discuss your project budget with the RADF Liaison Officer prior to submission.
In the past a wide range of RADF projects have been awarded grants ranging from $250 to more than $15,000.
Applying for a grant
- Carefully read the Guidelines»
- Complete ONE of the following application forms and submit by the due date
RADF Application Form - Category 1 (Word)»
RADF Application Form - Category 1 (PDF)»
RADF Application Form - Categories 2-8 (Word)»
RADF Application Form - Categories 2-8 (PDF)»
Submitting your application
Only posted or hand delivered applications will be accepted. Please note that applications must be received by the due date. Applications will be photocopied so please do not bind or place in plastic sleeves.
Hand deliver to Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery (BRAG), Childers Arts Space (ChArtS), or any Council Service Centre Office, or mail to:
Regional Arts Development Fund
Bundaberg Regional Council
PO Box 3130
BUNDABERG QLD 4670
Assistance is at hand
Council Officers and RADF Advisory Committee members are available to assist with your application. Group and one-on-one information sessions can be arranged prior to the RADF closing dates. For further information phone 4130 4750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
How RADF applications are assessed
Applications are assessed by the RADF Advisory Committee, comprised of arts and cultural workers active in the Bundaberg Region.
RADF Advisory Committee members serve for a maximum of four years in their artform portfolio area. As positions on the RADF Advisory Committee become available, expressions of interest are called from community members. If you would like to know more about becoming a committee member, contact the RADF Liaison Officer; phone 4130 4750 or email email@example.com
Council has a range of RADF Banners available for loan. If you would like to borrow any of this equipment to display at your event, please contact the RADF Liaison Officer.
RADF in the news
BRC helps to bring arts to all Queenslanders - January 2013
Bundaberg Arts Network
Queensland Writers Centre
Australia Council for the Arts
NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts)
The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between Bundaberg Regional Council and the Queensland Government to support local arts and culture.