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.
In 2017/18 there will be only one funding round. Applications open Monday 18 December 2017 and close at 5pm (AEST) Monday 12 February 2018
For the 2017/2018 round only:
- $1,000 - $15,000
- Eligible applicants may apply for up to (2) grants. Each application must be for a different project.
- Guidelines - Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) - PDF
- Glossary of Terms - Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) - PDF
How to apply
|Applications can be submitted online.|
Community Heritage Grants
This program aims to assist organisations that play an active role in preserving Townsville's history and heritage.
There is one funding round per year:
- September 2017 Funding Round - Applications have now closed.
Up to $5,000.
How to Apply
|Please visit our website in July 2018 for details of the next funding round.|
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
For further information contact council's Grants Officer on 1300 878 001 or send an email.