The Douglas Theatre Arts Group Inc. are honoured to be part of this fantastic initiative to assist up and coming artists. The Jack Heywood Memorial Arts Fund is a great opportunity to assist many of the wonderful talented people within the Douglas Shire.

The aim of the fund is to financially assist aspiring local artists in achieving a goal that will further their arts practice in a meaningful way. The fund will be open to applicants throughout the year with a maximum amount of $1,000 able to be awarded per applicant per calendar year. The grant is open to practitioners of all art mediums and there is no age limit although they must be a resident of the Douglas Shire.

The grant will be awarded on need and merit as agreed by a majority committee decision and totally at the discretion of the Jack Heywood Memorial Arts Fund committee.

Download Application Form HERE

Please fill out the application and return by sending to or posting to PO Box 225 Port Douglas, QLD 4877