Australia's Open Garden Scheme Community Grants program Each year Australia's Open Garden Scheme Community Grants program provides a total of $55,000 across Australia for 30 garden-related community projects. The 2009 Community Grants program is now open. More information and application forms are available at https://www.opengarden.org.au or you can phone (03) 5428 1076. The 2009 Community Grants program is now open. Application forms are available here. https://www.opengarden.org.au/grants.html Guidelines for our Grants program # Applications are invited from individuals, community groups and not-for-profit organisations. # A project may be jointly funded but details of other funding should be included with the application. # Schools and educational institutions are eligible to apply. # For schools applying for grants, direct evidence of student participation in the planning and implementation of the project is an advantage. Applications close on Thursday 23 July 2009.