Rockhampton Regional Council’s Regional Arts Development Fund
The Rockhampton Regional Council is accepting applications for Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) to promote the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive communities and strong regions. RADF invests in local arts and cultural priorities, as determined by local communities, across Queensland.
The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is delivered as a partnership between the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and eligible local councils across the state.
RADF objectives are to support arts and cultural activities that:
provide public value for Queensland communities
build local cultural capacity, cultural innovation and community pride
deliver the Queensland Government’s objectives for the community.
Quick Response Grant: For any project or activity that requires funding outside of the grant rounds.
Development Grant: This grant covers the following activities:
Professional career development
Skills development workshops
Creative development of new work
Project Grant: This grant covers the following activities:
Festivals and events
Quick Response Grant: Assistance is available for up to 65% of the total costs to a maximum of $1000.
Development Grant: Assistance is available for up to 65% of the totals costs to a maximum of $5,000.
Project Grant: Assistance is available for up to 80% of the totals costs to a maximum of $10,000.
The following categories of individuals and organisations can apply for a RADF grant:
Individual professional artists, emerging professional artists, artsworkers, cultural workers and project coordinators who:
Are based in the Rockhampton Region, or those based outside the Council Regional that are able to demonstrate how the project will directly benefit arts and culture in the Council area.
Are permanent residents or Australia citizens
Have an Australian Business Number (ABN) or who will be auspiced by and incorporated organisation or individual with an ABN 2.
Organisations: Incorporated arts and cultural organisations based in the Council area. Eligible organisations include arts and cultural not-for-profit organisations and Australian companies that are either based in Queensland or able to demonstrate how their project will directly benefit Queensland arts and culture.
Organisations must be registered under law as either incorporated associations or a company limited by guarantee.
One person must be nominated as the accountable representative of the collective for management, reporting and financial matters.
Groups: Collectives or cooperatives are community groups or groups of artists that are not incorporated but must be auspiced by an incorporated organisation including Local Government, or an individual with an ABN
For more information, visit https://www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au/CommunityEvents/Grants-and-Sponsorships/Regional-Arts-Development-Fund