Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

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Nova awarded Wakefield Affordable Warmth Charter Mark
Nova has recently been awarded the Wakefield Affordable Warmth Charter Mark. Read more
Upcoming deadline - Comic Relief Local Communities Programme Final Round
Comic Relief is working with Community Foundations across the UK to deliver the Local Communities programme. The Community Foundation for Wakefield District is one of the delivery partners. Application deadline 5pm Wednesday 18 January 2017. Read more
Upcoming events in 2017...
Take a look at our events page to see what events we have coming up in 2017. Read more
Governance Masterclass - Financial Responsibilities
Nova is running a Governance Masterclass programme aimed at trustees, directors and management committee members of local charities and community organisations Read more
Wakefield Community Anchor Network meeting
If you are a community anchor in Wakefield, come along to the Community Anchor Network meeting to hear about the Council's draft strategy for working with the Third Sector and ask any questions you may have. 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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Nova awarded Wakefield Affordable Warmth Charter Mark  - 18th Jan 2017

Nova has recently been awarded the Wakefield Affordable Warmth Charter Mark. Read more...

Upcoming deadline - Comic Relief Local Communities Programme Final Round  - 10th Jan 2017

Comic Relief is working with Community Foundations across the UK to deliver the Local Communities programme.… Read more...

Upcoming events in 2017...  - 10th Jan 2017

Take a look at our events page to see what events we have coming up in 2017. Read more...

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Nova Learning and Networking - Loans and Social Investment  - 16th February

This Learning and Networking session will look at how social investments can help organisations in the… Read more...

Wakefield Community Anchor Network  - 25th January

This is a meeting for members of the Wakefield Community Anchor Network. Read more...

Positive Identities Service Celebratory Drop In Event  - 1st February

The Barnardo's Positive Identities Service is having a drop-in event on the 1 February 2017 to celebrate… Read more...

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