The Regional Arts Development Fund is provided to offer grants to musicians to help with the cost of recording sessions for musicians. This fund offers grants up to 10,000 and can be a very beneficial means that can lay the ground work to start an exciting career for a musician as evidenced by the success of some musicians that have received assistance.
The funding and grants can be used for a current project or toward new projects. Many successful acts have already benefited from this grant program which is a reflection of its importance.
Prospective artists can talk to a RADF liaison officer to determine if their project meets the criteria for funding and then complete the online expression of interest and application with the help of the RADF staff. Read the Entire Article
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