There are many organisations offering services and support to not-for-profit organisations. We have found those described here to be particularly valuable.

Australian Youth Mentoring Network
The Australian Youth Mentoring Network, Australia's peak mentoring body, is a national hub for youth mentoring research, tools and resources. The Australian Youth Mentoring Network aims to work with interested youth mentoring organisations and practitioners to foster the growth and development of high quality mentoring programs for young people in Australia by providing a national base of collaboration, support, guidance and expertise.
Hunter Volunteer Centre
The Hunter Volunteer Centre is a community facility for volunteers and those who work with them by providing:
- Education and information
- Advocacy, support and networking
- Volunteer recruitment and placement
- Public relations and research

Family Action Centre
The Family Action Centre is located at the University of Newcastle, NSW. It is a multidisciplinary Centre with the vision of a truly civil society and a belief that family wellbeing is the cornerstone of healthy communities. We exist to strengthen families and communities by developing and implementing programs, undertaking research and training, and creating models of practice that promote sustainability, social justice and community leadership.
Our Community
Our Community is a world-leading social enterprise that provides advice and tools for Australia's 600,000 not-for-profit community groups and state, private and independent schools, as well as practical linkages between the community sector and the general public, business and government.

Particularly valuable are the monthly Our Community Matters Newsletter and Our Community Easy Grants.
The GrantsLINK directory has information about federal, state and local government funding programs.