A range of different types of resources to help you. From webinars to reading, from videos to templates. It’s all here.

There are a myriad of resources available on the internet. However here are a few that we think are worthwhile using.

Setting up a new organisation

Use this flow chart to confirm that you really do need to set up a new organisation. Maybe there are other options?


Strategic Planning

Tools to help you define what you want your group to achieve and making decisions on the best way to get it done.


Financial Management

Effective financial management is a critical part of organisational sustainability and your accounting and reporting systems in your organisation should be accurate and transparent.


People Resources

Recruitment and selection, health and safety and wellbeing, employment relations, organisational development, remuneration and rewards, and learning and development, and the management of volunteers.



Tips on how to write funding applications, local and national funders, a funding opportunity assessment tool and ideas on how to get sponsorship and/or donors. There is also a section on social enterprises.


Te Ao Māori Resources

Cultural learning opportunities, iwi boundaries, Māori words and terms and more available here.


Measuring Your Impact

Every aspect of your organisation and activities should be regularly monitored and evaluated to ensure the services you deliver are achieving maximum positive impact for your clients. Take a look at the tools and readings to help you to do this.


Policy Resources

Here are a range of SociaLink’s policies for you to use as templates


Orientation into the Social Sector

Find out everything you need to know about the social sector in this area.


Social Services Directory

Use this link to search for services based in the Western Bay of Plenty by category or key word.