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Specialist Radio Programming Round 2 2018/19

This grant round has now closed. Submissions closed at 2:00PM 27 August 2018 (AEST).

About Specialist Radio Programming Grants

Specialist radio programming refers to established ongoing, regular programs that deliver a specific service, not otherwise provided by broadcasters, to a local community.

This funding support is designed to encourage stations to carry specialist radio programming and assists with the maintenance and development of specialist programming content in community broadcasting to meet the needs of particular communities:

  • RPH programs to serve people with a print disability
  • Ethnic programs to serve a defined local ethnic community
  • Indigenous programs

Consideration of Specialist Radio Programming grants is the responsibility of the Content Grants Advisory Committee (CGAC). You will receive early advice about the success of your application.

Links and downloads

Download a copy of the Specialist Radio Programming grant guidelines and application form.

You can preview the application form by clicking the 'preview the form' icon above. Please note that drop-down menu and links are not available for preview in PDF format. These files will show you the questions asked in the forms and the type of information you will be required to provide when the grant round opens.

The Content grant guidelines and application form is available at

Talk to us

We strongly encourage you to discuss your project with a CBF Grants Administrator before submitting your application. They can provide advice on the types of projects funded in this category and what information you should include in your application.

For assistance in applying please see links to further information below. If you would prefer to apply for the grant using a word processing document, contact a CBF Grants Administrator by:

Telephone: (03) 8341 5900 

For further information see:

Frequently Asked Questions

Applying for the first time?

General information for all applicants

SmartyGrants Guide for Applicants

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