Grants and financial assistance

RADF Community Grants program

The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is delivered as a partnership between the Queensland Government and eligible local Councils across the state through Arts Queensland.

RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse and inclusive communities and strong regions. RADF invests in local arts and cultural priorities, as determined by local communities.

RADF is a flexible fund, enabling local Councils to tailor RADF programs to suit the needs of their community.

  • Round one - opens Monday 13 November 2023 - closes 4.00 pm AEST Sunday 10 March 2024 (for projects commencing after 3 June 2024)

  • Round two - opens Monday 11 March 2024 - closes 4.00 pm AEST Sunday 7 July 2024 (for projects commencing after 2 September 2024)

For eligibility, please refer to the Regional Arts Development Fund guidelines.

Please direct your enquiries concerning the Quick Response Grants to Councils RADF Officer on 1300 883 699 or email us at

Regional Arts Development Fund guidelines