The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a highly successful state and local government partnership that supports local artists and arts and cultural activities in Queensland communities.
RADF is part of a suite of the State Government's medium to small scale investments to support local government and community partnerships as outlined in the Arts and Cultural Investment Framework.RADF supports the delivery of outcomes that meet the priority areas of the Arts for all Queenslanders strategy 2014-18, being:
Councils and all RADF funded activities will need to demonstrate that they have met the following KPOs:REACH
Download the RADF KPOs and Target Measures (PDF, 34KB).
The State Government provides RADF investment to 59 councils in Queensland; councils also invest funding and contribute in-kind support to RADF delivery.
As part of a renewal process for RADF, councils can now implement locally tailored RADF programs based on locally relevant decision making processes, delivery models and priorities.
This means that RADF may look different place to place - so for information on what's happening in your area please contact your local council directly.
If you live in the Brisbane City Council area you might be interested in the Creative Sparks funding program, which is a joint initiative of Brisbane City Council and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
The Indigenous Regional Arts Development Fund (IRADF) is a partnership program between the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Councils, Communities and incorporated Community Organisations.