Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

Grant Opportunity
Nova has been given a further pot of money by the NHS to fund voluntary and community sector services within the west part of Wakefield. Deadline for applications is 5pm on 9 September 2016. Read more
Nova Members Survey 2016
At Nova we value feedback and have a few questions to ask our members. If you are a Nova member and would like to take part in the survey, please respond by 31 August 2016. 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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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...

Grant Opportunity  - 9th Aug 2016

Nova has been given a further pot of money by the NHS to fund voluntary and community sector services… Read more...

New Third Sector Community Safety Networks for West Yorkshire  - 28th Jul 2016

Nova is pleased to announce funding for the creation of a new Third Sector Community Safety Network in… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Age Well in Normanton  - 4th October

To celebrate International Old People's Day, Age UK Wakefield District and West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue… Read more...

Ready for anything! Emergency Planning and the VCS  - 19th October

Nova and Wakefield Council’s Emergency Planning Team are holding a 2 hour workshop on emergency planning… Read more...

Nova Learning and Networking - Generating Income for your Organisation  - 28th September

Come along to this Nova Learning and Networking session to find out more about how you can diversify… Read more...

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