Regional Arts Development Fund
The RADF program promotes the professional development and employment of arts and cultural workers in regional Queensland. It is a partnership program between Arts Queensland and Council. Council makes a bid for funding from Arts Queensland. Local arts and cultural workers' can apply to Council for funding for; professional services, travel costs to attend seminars, productions, exhibitions, workshops, research and promotion. The elected RADF committee make recommendations to Council for allocation of funds.
For up to date information and supporting material visit www.liveatthecentre.com.au.
2014/2015 ROUND 2 Successful Recipients
Council approved a total of $21,056.00 as follows:
Boonah and District Cultural Foundation $1,200
The grant will be used towards the costs of running workshops in comedy to increase the quality or performers in the Boonah and District area.
Rathdowney Area Development and Historical Association $1,600
The project will deliver exhibition development and production training (including materials) for Scenic Rim Heritage Network Members. This will also assist the production on a new War exhibition at the Rathdowney Museum.
Wendy Creighton $11,875
The grant will be used towards the costs of researching and developing a self-guided heritage trail of the Boonah commercial district in preparation for the publication of an illustrated book.
Queensland Music Festival $3,801
To deliver the 2015 Emma Pask and The John Morrison Trio: Latin, Jazz Soul performance at the Boonah Cultural Centre, including skill development opportunities for young people and talent from the local community.
Justin Kummerow $2,580
This project aims at capturing the community spirit that exists at Beaudesert State School through song, music and video.
2014/2015 Round 1 Successful Grant Recipients
A total of $43,236 was allocated in the first round of the 2014/15 grants program as follows:
Goat Track Theatre
Project: To create an Indigenous Youth Theatre Ensemble that will train weekly for 2015, creating cultural products that celebrate heroes of their community while training young performers for work in the performing arts and cultural tourism sectors.
Scenic Rim Regional Council / Scenic Rim Heritage Network / Queensland Museum
Project: To develop three themed exhibitions for War Stories and Our Town project as part of Anzac Centenary commemorations.
Beaudesert and District Community Art Project (BADCAP)
Project: To pay for a local sculptor to be part of the Wyaralong Dam Sculpture Symposium.
Mununjali Arts Group
Project: To run professional development workshops for local indigenous artist to deliver a program of classes that build on skills in concept development that will culminate in the Black Diggers exhibition as part of War Stories and Our Town project.
BAMS Theatre Inc.
Project: Conduct workshops for BAMS members and Scenic Rim residents in designing and painting techniques for theatrical backdrops.
Project: To attend a one-week professional development workshop with Basil Hall Editions where the focus will be on developing new skills in the area of printing etchings.
Grant recipients are expected to:
- Expend money in the approved manner.
- Seek approval from the RADF committee for any changes to the purpose of the grant.
- Provide the appropriate acquittal, including artistic and financial reports, to the RADF Committee, using the Arts Qld Outcome Report.
During each funding round, individuals and organisations are encouraged to seek assistance for:
- Professional services and amateur arts activity.
- Travel costs for artists attending specialised seminars/workshops for Individual Professional Development.
- Professional components of projects such as residencies, productions, commissions, exhibitions, short term workshops, research and promotion.
- Networking, training and professional development for local artworkers
- Cultural policy development and implementation.
RADF Guidelines 2015 - 2016 are available at here.
The 2015-16 RADF program heralds the beginning of a more flexible and innovative approach to supporting Arts and Culture in the Scenic Rim. A new RADF model has been developed that will be more relevant to the local community and this is set out in a new set of RADF guidelines.
Each Round will now involve a two stage process:
Stage 1: Proposal Snapshot.
The first stage of each round will use the Proposal Snapshot form to provide a "summary" of your project. This 3 page application form only requires a project description, how the project address's the Key Performance Outcomes (KPO's) and a budget summary.
Stage 2: Full Application
The RADF committee and external Advisory Committees will then create a shortlist of projects based on these Snapshots. These applicants will then be invited to complete a Full Application for assessment.
Stage 3 Outcome Report
All activities that receive RADF investment (including individual career development/ arts and cultural projects and activities/ or council strategic initiatives) are required to complete this outcome report template.
On behalf of Council and Arts Queensland, individuals and community groups are invited to apply for arts funding. Funds are available for professional development and special projects.
When funding becomes available, local arts and cultural workers are encouraged to make application to Council for funds for: Professional Services; Travel costs to attend seminars; Productions; Exhibitions; Workshops; Research and Promotion.
The elected RADF committee make recommendations to Council for allocation of funds. Applicants are notified if they are successful.
Artists can download an application form from liveatthecentre.com.au.
RADF Committee Members
If you would like assistance or information regarding the RADF program, the Liaison Officer and Committee Members would be happy to hear from you.
|Name||Email Contact||Phone Contact|
|Cr Rick Stanfield (Chair) - Boonahfirstname.lastname@example.org||5540 5111|
|Stephanie Wernick - Boonahemail@example.com||0429 190 609|
|Julie Jackson - Boonahfirstname.lastname@example.org||0409 275 835|
|Nancy Moss - Beaudesertemail@example.com||5541 2444|
|Louise Bahnson -Mount Tamborinefirstname.lastname@example.org||0435099541|
|Sally Hart - Boonahemail@example.com||0422 242 102|
|Robyn Fortescue - Canungrafirstname.lastname@example.org||5543 4340|
|Dave Grimmett - Knapp Creekemail@example.com||07 55442261|