One of the objectives of Open Gardens Canberra is to support charities. In 2020 we donated $1000 each to the CWA Drought Relief Appeal and Tharwa Rural Fire Service as well as $2000 to the Friends of Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens which was badly impacted by the recent fires.

Individual charities are also chosen by each garden owner. In Autumn 2019, one of our most successful weekends resulted in nearly $6000 being raised for Bungendore charities through the respective garden owners. Since 2016 the following charities have benefitted from the proceeds of open gardens: