Funding is now available to organisations looking to establish or maintain a community garden.

The Community Gardens Grants program provides up to $10,000 to create a new garden or for existing spaces.

To date, 47 grants totalling $573,920 have been provided to community garden projects since the program's introduction in 2013, including 31 regional and 16 metropolitan projects.

The latest round of funding opened on 23 August and closes on 18 October.

For more information, visit the Open Grants Programs webpage.