2020 Australia Day celebrations in Kingaroy … applications for funding for next year’s event are now open

July 23, 2020

South Burnett Regional Council’s latest round of community grants – including RADF grants for artists – will open August 1.

Funding is available for:

  • Sponsorship of community events,
  • School Student awards,
  • Community Hall insurance grants,
  • Healthy Communities program,
  • One-off sponsorship of projects, and
  • Australia Day events

A Council spokesperson said applications for in-kind sponsorship as well as Elite Performance Youth, Councillor Discretionary Fund and Indigenous Affairs Fund grants could be submitted year-round.

More information about any of the grants programs is available from Council’s Community Grants Officer on (07) 4189-9100.

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Applications for the latest round of Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants are also opening on August 1.

Earlier this year, South Burnett Regional Council fixed the 2020-21 RADF Budget at $33,000, ie. $19,800 from Arts Queensland and $13,200 from Council under the State Government’s 60/40 RADF funding arrangements.

However, Council also planned at that time to set aside some funds towards the employment of an Arts Officer in the Wide Bay region.

More information is available on the South Burnett Regional Council website

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