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Noosa Shire Council


The Regional Arts Development FundOfficial RADF logo

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Noosa Shire Council to support the development of local arts and culture. It supports locally determined arts and cultural development opportunities by providing one-off, short-term, project-based financial assistance to groups and individuals in regional Queensland.

A revised Noosa Council Community Grants Policy was adopted at the 16 June 2016 Ordinary Council Meeting.

RADF Grants Rounds 

Two rounds are held each year. Open to individuals and groups who seek financial assistance for Noosa based arts and cultural activities that are one-off, short term and project based.

Each RADF round will be conducted in two stages. Round 6 - Project Pitch - will open at a date to be advised. 

Stage 1: Project Pitch. Open Date - to be advised. Provide a brief outline of your project idea. This will be assessed by the RADF Committee and if the idea has merit you will be invited to move to Stage 2.

Stage 2: Full RADF Application. Open Date - to be advised.  Submit a detailed applications including a project plan, a budget and support material, with guidance from Council staff. 

Previous Rounds

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For further information about our RADF program speak to our RADF Liaison Officer on (07) 5329 6558 or via email

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