Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)

RADF is a unique partnership between the Queensland Government and the Townsville City Council to support local talent, unite communities and celebrate the arts across the state.

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, across Queensland.

Funding Rounds

In 2018/19 financial year, there will be two (2) RADF Grant funding rounds.

The opening date for the first RADF Grant funding round will be Monday 22 October 2018.

  • Applications will close at 12pm (AEST) on Monday 19 November 2018.

The opening date for second RADF Grant funding round will be announced in early 2019.

Funding available

  • Applications for over $1,000 and up to $10,000 per application are invited
  • You can only receive one (1) grant from RADF per financial year.

Guidelines and Useful Forms

How to apply

Online application form

Previous recipients

Download the list of successful grants 2017/18


Council will be holding workshops to provide a better understanding of:

  • The RADF grant program and guidelines.
  • The RADF grant assessment criteria.
  • Information that you need to include in your RADF grant application.
  • Completing the RADF grant application and budget.
  • The RADF grant acquittal process.

Workshop 1 – 4 November 2018REGISTER HERE

Workshop 2 – 6 November 2018 - REGISTER HERE

Contact Us

For further information contact Council's Grants Officer on 13 48 10 or send an email.