The National Young Writers’ Festival is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, the NSW Government through Create NSW, the City of Newcastle, and Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.

Previous NYWF presenting partners have included Awesome Black, Affirm Press, Australian Poetry, Big Picture, Currency Press, Express Media, Newcastle Library, New Annual, Writers SA, UQP, the Press Coffee Book House and more!

Previous NYWF supporting partners have included : Black Inc, Black Swan Theatre Company, Frankie Magazine, Hachette Australia, Key Player Productions, Playlab Theatre, Text Publishing and Ultimo Press and more!