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The Regional Arts Development Fund

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 local arts and cultural development opportunities by providing one-off, short-term, project-based financial assistance

RADF Grants Rounds

At Noosa Council the RADF Grant applications are assessed by the RADF Committee, which is made up of local arts professionals. The application requires a detailed project plan, a budget and many other details.

If you are interested in this funding the first thing you must do is have an in depth discussion with Noosa Council’s Community Development Officer - Arts and Culture about the project and the application process. The contact number is 5329 6558.

Key Dates:

Community Project Grant, Environment Grant and RADF Grant Round 13 Tentative Dates - Grant Round 14
Accepting applications 9am 18 February - 12noon 25 March 2020 TBA
Results announced Late June 2020 TBA
Project delivery period 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 TBA
Acquittal will be due Within 30 days of completing the project TBA


The RADF Application is completed and submitted online.

Arts Queensland acknowledgement requirements

Recipients of a RADF grant must acknowledge Arts Queensland. The instructions and access to the Queensland Government coast of arms are on Council's grant acknowledgement page.

Previous Rounds

Useful links:

For further information about our RADF program speak to our Community Development Officer - Arts and Culture on (07) 5329 6558 or via email.

If you would like to join Council's Grow Your Arts Database for notification of RADF grants and other opportunities please email.

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