Not-for-profit organisations

There's a range of helpful publications and resources available, supporting the Victorian not-for-profit community sector to strengthen capacity, governance and sustainability.

Setting up a not for profit organisation

Information and case studies to assist you when considering Setting up a not-for-profit community organisation.

Workforce capability framework

The Workforce Capability Framework lists the skills, knowledge and attributes needed in a wide range of emerging and current roles in the not for profit sector, for use in attraction and retention, performance management and career planning.

Philanthropy

Government and philanthropic organisations may both provide funding to not-for-profit community organisations. Value and efficiency can be added when they work collaboratively. For information and case studies about how to work collaboratively see Philanthropy.

Community foundations

A Community foundation is an independent philanthropic organisation working in a specific geographic area. This series of videos and case studies document a range of aspects of community foundation development and operation. These videos and case studies are suitable for potential supporters, volunteers, board members and community members.

Governance for community organisations

Governance resources to assist your not-for-profit organisation to remain viable and to address issues such as authority, accountability and leadership.

Finance for community organisations

Find out about Foresters Community Finance, Social Traders, and links to grants, fundraising and other Finance options.

Evaluation for community organisations

process of designing an evaluation so you can assess whether your project or program has met its objectives and achieved its desired outcomes.

Victorian Common Funding Agreement

The Victorian Common Funding Agreement is used by all Victorian Government departments that fund not-for-profit community organisations to deliver services and projects.