Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)

Councillors Newman and Stanford with the cast of Peter Pan. The Roma Performing Arts group were successful in their application for new digital microphones (August 2017).

Financial assistance for local projects with artistic and cultural outcomes is available through the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).

RADF invests in local arts and cultural priorities, as determined by local communities. The program promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers to develop sustainable, diverse and prosperous local communities.

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Maranoa Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

2017/18 GRANTS PROGRAM

Funding rounds have closed for 2017/18, and it is expected a further round will be announced in early 2019.

 

 

2016/17 Successful Applicants

Successful funding applications to the value of $25,407 were announced at the Council meeting on 11 April 2018:

Organisation Project Funding Amount

The Silversmiths Roma Group

Gem setting workshop (18-19 August) $1,000
Isolated Children's Parents Association (ICPA) St George Branch Secured a qualified art teacher for the Breakout Camp (10 - 14 December $1,974
Booringa Action Group Employment of digital media arts workers and sounds musicians at 3 day arts immersion at 22-Mile, Mitchell (5 - 8 July). $10,961
Roma on Bungil Gallery Sculpture demonstration and workshop (7-8 July) $1,272
Injune Arts Employement of tutors for Injune's Creative Odyssey (17 - 19 August) $8,000
Creative Injune Two art workshops - Colour Abstraction (21-22 April) and Pastel Portraiture (28-29 July) $2,200
    Total $25,407

 

Further details of the workshops or events will be on the Council Events Calendar.

In addition, Council have supported the following initiatives during 2017/18.

Group

Project

RADF Contribution

Easter in the Country

Film workshop at the festival

$3,630

Visit Roma

Public art at Bassett Park

$8,000

Maranoa Regional Council

Small Museum Conference (26-28 October 2018)

$3,370

 

 

$15,000

 

Out of Round Application

Group

Project

RADF Contribution

Friends of the Gallery Mitchell

Raku workshop

$2,450

 

 

$2,450

 

Further Information

Information for Applicants  
RADF Guidelines  
RADF Application Form
RADF Category 1 Applicaton Form  
RADF Outcome Report

 

 

 

 

Hard copies of guidelines and application forms are available at Maranoa Regional Council libraries.

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Maranoa Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

Maranoa Regional Council RADF Committee

Prospective applicants may contact Maranoa Regional Council RADF Committee members for general information about the RADF program and assistance with developing their ideas into projects.  All other enquiries should be directed to the RADF Liaison Officer.

Members
Cr Puddy Chandler
(Committee Chair)
Wendy Newman
Cr Geoff McMullen Sue Pukallus
Loretta Thomas Leslie Galwey

 

 

 

 

 

If you wish to contact a member of the RADF Committee please advise the RADF Liaison Officer on 1300 007 662.

Committee Vacancy

Vacancies occur from time to time for interested persons to join the RADF Committee for a 2 year term.  Please contact the RADF Liaison Officer on 1300 007 662 to register your interest.

Committee Protocols

The Maranoa Regional Council RADF Committee Protocols outline how the Committee operates, ensuring the accuracy and consistency of decisions made in reference to the RADF Program or RADF Applications.

For further information, please contact Council on 1300 007 662.