Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between state and local governments which invests in quality arts and cultural experiences across Queensland based on locally determined priorities.

RADF 2020 promotes the significance and value of arts, culture and heritage as the key to:

  • Supporting diversity and inclusivity;
  • Growing stronger regions; and
  • Provide training, education and employment opportunities for Queensland artists and local communities.

Financial assistance is offered to individuals and organisations for:

  • Individual Professional Development (open all year)
  • Skills Development Workshops
  • Creative Development of New Work
  • Cultural Tourism - Projects which focus on Identity & Heritage
  • Exhibitions & Collections/Stories
  • Regional Partnerships - For Collaborative Innovative Arts Projects
  • Concept Development – Research and Development Stage
  • • Arts Events & Performances
RADF Assessment Panel Members


SmartyGrants is an online grants management system that is widely used for grants distribution by Local Governments and State Governments throughout Australia.This system ensures that grants are distributed with the highest level of transparency and accountability.

Click here to access Smarty Grants and submit your application! 

Acquittal Forms for 2019/2020 funding rounds can be mailed to the following address:

The RADF Liaison Officer
PO Box 2292