Cultural Grants

Council's Cultural Grants support initiatives via the provision of financial assistance to the local Townsville arts and culture community.

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between state and local governments which invests in quality arts and cultural experiences across Queensland based on locally determined priorities.

RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers to: support diversity and inclusiveness; grow strong regions; and provide training, education and employment opportunities for Queensland artists and local communities.

Funding available

$1,000 - $10,000.

Funding Rounds

There are two funding rounds per year:

  • February 2017 Funding Round - Applications are now closed.
  • Please re-visit our website in mid-July for details on the next funding round.

How to apply

All applications for RADF Grants can be made online.

Applications for the 2016/17 Regional Arts Development Fund program have now closed. Please visit our website in mid-July 2017 for details of the 2017/18 Community Grants and Sponsorship Scheme.

Guidelines

RADF Grant Acquittal Form

Previous recipients

Download the list of successful grants 2016

Community Heritage Grants

This program aims to assist organisations that play an active role in preserving Townsville's history and heritage.

Funding available

Up to $5,000.

Funding Round

There is one funding round per year:

  • 2017 Funding Round - Applications are now closed.

How to Apply

All applications for Community Heritage Grants can be made online.

Applications for the 2016/17 Community Heritage Grants program have now closed. Please visit our website in mid-July for details of the 2017/18 Community Grants and Sponsorship Scheme.

Guidelines

Community Grant Acquittal Form

Townsville City Council requires that all recipients of Community Grants must complete an Acquittal within twenty eight (28) days, unless otherwise advised, of the completion of their project. The Community Grant Acquittal Form must be completed by all Community Heritage Grant recipients.

Theodore Kuchar Scholarship for Excellence in Music

The program aims to support emerging Year 11 Townsville orchestral musicians with the costs of tuition and professional development. Council delivers this scholarship in partnership with the Australian Festival of Chamber Music.

How to Apply

Further information on the Theodore Kucher Scholarship for Excellence in Music and application details are available on the Australian Festival of Chamber Music website.

For more information about the Theodore Scholarship please contact the Festival Office:

Australian Festival of Chamber Music
PO Box 5871 Townsville QLD 4810

Phone: (07) 4771 4144

Fax: (07) 4771 4122

Email: scholarship@afcm.com.au

Contact Us

For further information contact council's Grants Officer on 1300 878 001 or send an email.