2023 About Us_Giving_Student grant

Giving Program

Did you know that Open Gardens Victoria has an annual Giving Program? If you have a horticultural project in mind that falls within one of our giving arms (Education, Wellness, Innovation, Community, and Sustainability), require funding, and meet our stated criteria, up to $10K can be applied for. 

Our 2024 Giving Program is now closed and we are reviewing submissions. Stay tuned to our news and social media to find out the successful applicants for this year's program.

Open Gardens Victoria MIFGS Student Design Competition 2024

New Sarah pic and bananas

We are thrilled to announce that Sarah McLauchlan is the winner of the Open Gardens Victoria MIFGS Student Design Competition. Sarah, who studied at The London College of Garden Design in Melbourne, will be provided with up to $10,000 to design and install her Living Pantry garden at our stand at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS), 20 to 24 March 2024. Read more about Sarah here. For more information on her garden visit her website.