Support for non-government organisations

If you’re a non-government organisation (NGO), you can access different types of support.

Read below to find out more.

For legal advice, go to the Not for Profit Law website.

To learn about good governance including identifying your purpose, roles and responsibilities, go to the Australian Institute of Company Directors website.

For funding opportunities, search the grants directory.

For other community grants, go to the following websites:

Business support

A small business champion can help you identify the types of support you can access.

Find out how to reduce costs on energy, water and other resources through the Smart Business Solutions program.

Land and infrastructure

Find out about Crown land grants for community groups.


Apply to use school facilities to host your activities.

Tender for work

Find out about tending with government including the tendering process.

Recruit a government employee

Find out how to recruit a government employee through the NGO secondment program.

For advice, tools, resources and training, go to the following websites:

Last updated: 22 August 2022

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