The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership program between state and local governments that invests in quality arts and cultural experiences across Queensland based on locally determined priorities.
Closure dates for upcoming funding rounds are as follows:
The Central Highlands Regional Council – Regional Arts Development Fund grant model, managed by the Central Highlands Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee (CHACAC) is changing from four (4) rounds to a two (2) rounds.
The CHACAC Planning Meeting dates are 21 July 2017 and the 24 November 2017.
|RADF Round||Closing Date||CHACAC Evaluation||Report to Council Communities Standing Committee|
|Round 1||22 September 2017||13 October 2017||14 November 2017|
|Round 2||23 February 2018||16 March 2018||TBC April 2018|
The program supports locally determined professional arts, cultural and heritage development opportunities by providing one-off, short term, project-based financial assistance to groups and individuals.
The following categories of individuals and organisations can apply for a RADF grant.
You can apply for funding under the following categories:
Read the CHRC RADF Guidelines and the Project Outcome Report templates carefully (Public Application Template or the Professional/Career Development Opportunities Template).
Council will notify you whether or not the application was successful.
RADF outcome reports show accountability for grants money usage. All RADF recipients are required to submit an outcome report no later than eight weeks after the conclusion of the activity. Download the templates here:
Project Outcome Report – Public Application Template
Project Outcome Report – Professional/Career Development Opportunities Template
Our RADF decisions are now incorporated into the Central Highlands Arts and Cultural Advisory Committee. This committee consists of volunteers familiar with the diverse arts, culture and geography of our region.
The primary responsibilities of the committee are to:
If you are interested in becoming a committee member, please contact our Arts and Culture Officer Karen Newman on 1300 242 686 and complete the Committee Candidate Nomination Form.
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