Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

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Free Technical Assistance support available
Nova Wakefield District Limited is providing Technical Assistance support for the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) – European Social Fund (ESF) programme. Read more
Nova Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Annual Event
We are holding our AGM and Annual Event on 12 October at Unity Works, Wakefield. Read more
My Week at Nova!
Hi I'm Michael and I'm a student at Horbury Academy in Wakefield. From 4 - 8 of July 2016 I completed my work experience at Nova. Read more
Post Brexit responses from the Voluntary Sector. Read more
Sector Showcase Event
On 24 May 2016, Nova held a Sector Showcase Marketplace event at Lightwaves Leisure and Community Centre. Read more

Welcome to Nova

Nova Wakefield District is the support agency for voluntary and community groups in Wakefield district.

When you join Nova you can access:

  • Nova Support - Online and face to face development for your group or organisation
  • The Assembly - a stronger voice for the voluntary and community sector
  • Nova Assist - an online tool to help you understand and grow your organisation
  • Nova Contracting - contacts and grants opportunities
  • And a whole range of other free and low cost services to benefit your organisation!

We work closely with our Nova Partners who are: Young Lives Consortium, West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS), Pay & Employment Rights Service (PERS) and the Community Foundation for Wakefield District. The Partners provide specialist support, including financial management, HR advice, access to small grants and safeguarding.

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Community Foundation Wakefield District re-launch  - 5th Oct 2016

Community Foundation Wakefield District has recently re-launched.

Free Technical Assistance support available  - 28th Sep 2016

Nova Wakefield District Limited is providing Technical Assistance support for the European Structural… Read more...

EU funding guaranteed beyond date UK leaves the EU  - 16th Aug 2016

On 13 August 2016, it was announced that British organisations will receive guarantees over EU funding… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Volunteer Recruitment Evening  - 3rd November

The free volunteer recruitment event is being hosted in Leeds through a collaboration of NCS with The… Read more...

National Hate Crime Awareness Week - Yorkshire MESMAC Event  - 12th October

On Wednesday 12 October, Yorkshire MESMAC would like to invite you to an event to mark National Hate… Read more...

Domestic Abuse Partnership Approach to Tackling Domestic Abuse Conference  - 9th December

This free event brings to close Wakefield's 16 day of action - a campaign aimed at eliminating domestic… Read more...

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