Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

We are recruiting!
Nova Wakefield District Limited is seeking to employ a Nova Adviser - Community and Enterprise Development. Closing date Friday 5 July 2019 at 5pm. Read more
Your 5 Ways to Impact
Locality, in collaboration with Nova, is delivering a series of training sessions for Nova Members, to help you realise the value of your assets, help you demonstrate your impact, and tell your story better to commissioners and stakeholders. Read more
Launch of Volunteer>Wakefield in Volunteers Week 2019
Volunteer>Wakefield, the volunteering website for Wakefield District, has launched! Read more
Nova's Big Advice Day 2019
As part of Small Charity Week 2019, Nova is hosting a Big Advice Day for voluntary and community groups and organisations in Wakefield District. 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

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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We are recruiting!  - 14th Jun 2019

Nova Wakefield District Limited is seeking to employ a Nova Adviser - Community and Enterprise Development.… Read more...

Launch of Volunteer>Wakefield in Volunteers Week 2019  - 3rd Jun 2019

Volunteer>Wakefield, the volunteering website for Wakefield District, has launched! Read more...

West Yorkshire based Sexual Violence Charity research shows its Men's Teletherapy service works well  - 3rd Jun 2019

Survivors West Yorkshire, the Yorkshire region's ONLY online specialist support service for male survivors… Read more...

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See the events calendar
How to apply to over 20,000 trusts and foundations  - 4th July

Have you ever wondered how many Trusts and Foundations there are that you could apply to for funding?… Read more...

ROC Wakefield  - 18th September

The ROC Conversation is coming to Wakefield. Read more...

Governance Masterclass - Volunteers and the Law  - 3rd September

Nova is running a Governance Masterclass programme aimed at Trustees. Read more...

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