9 August 2005 RADF grants up for grabs!
More than $80,000 is available to the City's artists this financial year through Caloundra City Council's Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants.
Caloundra City Mayor,Don Aldous said the RADF program, offered in partnership with Arts Queensland, promotes professional development and employment of artists in regional Queensland through one-off short term, project-based financial assistance to groups and individuals.
"Council, through the RADF program, is pleased to offer our community the opportunity to participate in local arts and cultural projects that produce quality outcomes for the City," Cr Aldous said.
Information sessions will be held at the Maleny Library on 17 August from 5.30-6.30pm and on 31 August at the Caloundra Regional Art Gallery from 6.30-7.30pm.
The RADF Annual General Meeting will be held prior to the Caloundra session at the Art Gallery, 5.30 for a 6pm start. Refreshments will be provided.
Cr Danny O'Kearney, who chairs the Caloundra City RADF Community Committee, said nominations are also being invited for the committee.
"This is an important voluntary two year position with meetings four times a year to access and acquit applications.
"RADF applications are assessed by this committee against criteria based both on program guidelines, and locally determined arts and culture policies," Cr O'Kearney said. Nominations for this committee close 4.30pm Monday 29 August.
Application forms for RADF Round 1 and the Community Committee can be obtained from Council's Administration Building, Council's website at www.caloundra.qld.gov.au or from the Arts Queensland website at www.arts.qld.gov.au. Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 30 September.
Further information can be obtained by contacting RADF Liaison Officer John Waldron on (07) 5420 8299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Caloundra City Council on:
Phone 1300 650 112 (local), (07) 5420 8200 (outside the Sunshine Coast) or +61 7 5420 8200 (international)
Post: PO Box 117 Caloundra 4551 Qld Australia
In person: Omrah Ave, Caloundra, Qld, Australia
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