Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

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Communities Week 2017
From Monday 20 March to Friday 24 March, Communities Week 2017 will be celebrated across England. Read more
International Women's Day 2017
This International Women's Day we are celebrating women who have made a difference to the voluntary and community sector in Wakefield District. Here, women who have made a great contribution to the sector and the district share their stories. Read more
Nova awarded Wakefield Affordable Warmth Charter Mark
Nova has recently been awarded the Wakefield Affordable Warmth Charter Mark. 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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Public Health working with the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector  - 21st Mar 2017

Volunteering Matters and the Local Government Association (LGA) have produced a report detailing the… Read more...

Communities Week 2017  - 20th Mar 2017

From Monday 20 March to Friday 24 March, Communities Week 2017 will be celebrated across England. Read more...

International Women's Day 2017  - 8th Mar 2017

This International Women's Day we are celebrating women who have made a difference to the voluntary and… Read more...

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Asset Based Approaches to Health and Wellbeing  - 3rd May

Minding the Gap is delighted to present the fifth of a series of events which will re-visit The Marmot… Read more...

Annual General Meeting  - 29th March

Annual General Meeting of Agbrigg & Belle Vue Community Association. Read more...

Unsung Heroes  - 9th June

This year, for the first time, the Community Foundation for Wakefield District is partnering with the… Read more...

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