Regional Arts Development Fund

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is delivered as a partnership between the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Banana Shire Council.

RADF promotes 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.

Grants

Individual Professional Development Grants

Objective

To nurture the creative and talented individuals in the Banana Shire and encourage growth in their practice.

These grants are to support individual professional and emerging artists or arts and cultural workers living in the Banana Shire to undertake professional development activities located within Australia. These activities will support the participant to grow and excel in their chosen field of practice.

Activities could include, but are not limited to:

  • Attendance to professional development seminars, conferences, master classes or workshops
  • Mentorships or organised activities with industry professionals
  • Placements with recognised arts and cultural organisations
  • Travel, accommodation and associated costs with attending your activity
Grant Amount

$500 or $1000

Application Due Dates

21 January 2019

18 February 2019

18 March 2019

15 April 2019

20 May 2019

17 June 2019

Applications are due by 9AM on the due date.

Important Information
  • In the event that funding is expended there may be less funding rounds offered
  • Applicants should allow up to 8 weeks for the funding application approval process. Please consider this is planning the start date of projects and activities.

Community Project Grants

Banana Shire RADF Funding categories are based on the Banana Shire Local Arts and Culture Priorities 2018-20, established through community feedback. If your project does not align strongly with these categories, consider how you could tailor its delivery, or contact the RADF Liaison Officer (RLO) for more information about other funding opportunities.

1. Events and Festivals

Objective: For the provision of arts and culture activity within local events and festivals

2. Performances and Productions

Objective: To provide creative performances and productions to Banana Shire communities

3. Skills Development

Objective: Strengthen the local arts and cultural community and ecnourage growth and participation through providion of skills development opportunities. With particular focus on new and emerging artists and cultural workers.

4. Creative Generation

Objective: Foster a new generation and build a community that values and participates in arts and culture regularly by providing activities that cater for children and young people.

Grant Amount

up to $2000

Application Due Dates

18 February 2019

15 April 2019

17 June 2019

Applications are due by 9AM on the due date.

Important Information
  • In the event that funding is expended there may be less funding rounds offered
  • Applicants should allow up to 8 weeks for the funding application approval process. Please consider this is planning the start date of projects and activities.

RADF Assessment Panel

The Banana Shire Council invites community members to jon the RADF Assessment Panel. Applications are assessed via an online process following each grant round. Download an application form in the panel to the right or contact the RLO for more information.

Artgallery sense of wonder

Touring exhibition A Sense of Wonder was funded through the Regional Arts Development Fund.

More Information

RADF Liaison Officer (RLO): Shanna Muston
Post

Banana Shire Council
PO Box 412
BILOELA QLD 4715

Email enquiries@banana.qld.gov.au
Phone (07) 4992 9500
In Person

Banana Shire Regional Art Gallery
62 Valentine Plains Road
To ensure availability call or email to make an appointment

Join the Mailing List

To receive RADF updates and Arts and Culture News in the Banana Shire, email enquiries@banana.qld.gov.au and state you would like to be added to the Arts and Culture Mailing List.

RADF Documents

View various application forms, and RADF documents below