Cultivating Community Gardens Grants

Brisbane City Council's Cultivating Community Gardens Grants provide funding to local non-profit community-based groups and organisations to establish, develop and/or maintain community gardens on Council-owned and other land.


Funding amounts range from $1000 to $2500.

Funding round dates

Applications for this grant are closed.

How to apply

For more information  about these grants, your eligibility, and how to apply please read the Cultivating the Community Grants guidelines.


Two recent quotes for goods and services over $1000 will need to be provided at time of application.

Written support from you Regional Council Coordinator for projects on Council land, or from the Landowner on non-Council land, must be provided at the time of application.

An applicant should be an incorporated not-for-profit organisation.

An unincorporated not-for-profit organisation or community group may also apply, sponsored by an incorporated not-for-profit organisation able to accept legal and financial responsibility for the applicant's project.

Applicants must not have any overdue Council grant acquittals, or outstanding debts with Council.

Acquittal reports for successful applicants

If your application is successful you will be required to complete your project and submit an online acquittal form within 12 months of the grant notification.

Grant recipients with overdue acquittal reports are not eligible to apply for further grants.

If you believe your organisation may have an outstanding acquittal report from a project, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.

Grant recipients

The following Cultivating Community Gardens Grants projects were approved in 2023-24 under the Lord Mayor's Community, Sustainability and Environmental Grants Program.

Successful grant recipients receive funding to establish, develop and maintain community gardens in the Brisbane City Council area.


Project Title

Amount Approved

Hands on Projects

Ashgrove Green Corner Community Garden


The Corporation of the Synod of the Diocese of 
Brisbane Parish of Camp Hill-Norman Park

Watson Street potager project - garden beds


Yoorala Street Community Garden Inc

Work Smarter not Harder


B4C -Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee Inc

Garden Themed Workshops at Carindale


Bulimba Community Centre

Community Garden - Shed Installation


Wynnum Manly Community Gardens Group

Community Garden consumables


Hands on Projects

Jeays Street Community Garden Maintenance


Hands on Projects Ltd

Chapel Hill Community Garden - Fruit Trees


Salisbury Community Garden

Development of Food Forest and Garden Improvements


Gabba Hill Community Garden Inc

Workshop Series 


Yeronga Community Gardens

Construction of Wicking Beds


Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane

The Lime Tree Community Gardening Program


More information

For more information and before you commence your application phone Council on 07 3403 8888 to enquire about this grant program.

You can also contact Council via:

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