August 21, 2013
The South Burnett Regional Council’s Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee has announced the successful applicants for Round 1 of the latest Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants.
Arts, Culture and Heritage Committee Chairman Cr Keith Campbell presented the report at today’s SBRC meeting.
The successful applicants are:
- Nanango Art Society Inc – $6850 for staging the Nanango Art Fest
- Cherry Carroll – $1563 for a Bunya Mountains Art Plein Air painting experience
- Music Inc – $1022 for a song-writing workshop
- Jumping Ant Arts Inc – $3924 for a “High Tea – What A Buzz” workshop
- Barbara Madden – $1650 for Matisse and Van Gogh workshops
- Booie Spinning Group – $1830 for “Weaving At Wooroolin” and “Dyeing and Felting With Animal Fibre” workshops
Round 1 was the first RADF grant round from Council’s 2013-14 Budget.
Applications for the second round of this year’s RADF grants program will open on September 2 and close on September 27. Successful applications are expected to be announced in October.
Terms and conditions for RADF grants, and application forms, can be obtained from the South Burnett Regional Council’s website.
Cr Keith Campbell also announced today that long-standing RADF committee member Ted Wall will be stepping down from his role shortly, and the committee will be advertising for new members in the near future.
This year the Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee has more than $100,000 in funding for worthwhile South Burnett arts projects; $41,333 of this comes from the State Government, with the balance coming from the SBRC and carry-over funds.