Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

People's Health Trust - Active Communities Programme
Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live are now invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality. Read more
Communities Marketplace
Nova is hosting a Communities Marketplace on 31 May 2019 at Trinity Walk Shopping Centre, Wakefield. Read more
Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund - Round 4 schemes funded
Here are the schemes which the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund has awarded funds to in Round 4. The fund is funded by Wakefield Council. Funding is allocated via the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Panel, which involves colleagues from Nova, Wakefield Council and SWYPFT. Read more
Reaching over the 300 mark!
Nova now has over 300 Nova Members. Read more
Wakefield Community Anchor Network bursary
Wakefield Community Anchor Network (CAN) has launched a CAN Bursary. Up to £500 can be awarded per organisation to support the continued growth and development of Community Anchor organisations in Wakefield District. Read more

Welcome to Nova

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

When you become a member of Nova you can:

  • Have 4 hours of free one to one organisational development support every year, plus a facilitated Nova ASSIST session
  • Unlimited use of Nova ASSIST
  • Access to free training, events and resources
  • Be notified of upcoming funding and contract opportunities
  • Meet and connect with other Nova Members
  • Receive the monthly Nova e-bulletin
  • Promote job advertisements on the Nova website and e-bulletin for free
  • Gain specialist support from Nova Partners
  • Have access to high quality consultancy at competitive rates
  • Vote at the Nova AGM - you can nominate or stand as a Trustee

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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People's Health Trust - Active Communities Programme  - 10th May 2019

Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live… Read more...

Communities Marketplace  - 10th May 2019

Nova is hosting a Communities Marketplace on 31 May 2019 at Trinity Walk Shopping Centre, Wakefield. Read more...

Wakefield Together Promise  - 23rd Apr 2019

The Wakefield Together Partnership and senior leaders from a number of public sector organisations including… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Governance Masterclass - Financial Responsibilities of Trustees  - 11th July

Nova is running a Governance Masterclass programme aimed at trustees, directors and management committee… Read more...

Nova Learning and Networking - Managing Change  - 12th June

This two hour session will be delivered by PERS. Read more...

Yorkshire Sculpture International Street Party  - 23rd June

Join Yorkshire Sculpture International (YSI) for a celebratory street party including food, art, music,… Read more...

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