Grants and financial assistance

RADF Quick Response Grants

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 Quick Response Grants Program aims to provide financial assistance to community groups and associations that meet recognised community needs as identified in Council's Arts + Culture Strategy 2019 – 2023.  The available financial assistance per Quick Response Grants application for eligible projects/activities is up to $2,000.

Applications for the Quick Response Grants are open twelve (12) rounds per year on a financial year basis until budgeted funds are expended.

Applications open on the first day of each month and closes on the last Friday of the month.

Successful applicants can only receive funding once every financial year from the Quick Response Grants program.

Applications are assessed at the beginning of each new month. Notification of assessment outcomes will be advised within seven (7) working days after the first day of each new month.

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

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