Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

Living Wage Week 2019
Living Wage Week 2019 is taking place 11 - 17 November 2019. Read more
Our Year 2018/19
We have recently published the Our Year infographic for 2018/19. Read more
Launch of Volunteer>Wakefield in Volunteers Week 2019
Volunteer>Wakefield, the volunteering website for Wakefield District, has launched! 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

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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Living Wage Week 2019  - 11th Nov 2019

Living Wage Week 2019 is taking place 11 - 17 November 2019. Read more...

National Trustees Week 2019  - 3rd Nov 2019

National Trustees Week is taking place from 4 - 8 November 2019. Read more...

Third Sector Strategy 2020-23 Consultation  - 25th Oct 2019

The consultation for the draft Third Sector Strategy 2020-23 is open now until 2 November 2019. Read more...

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See the events calendar
Governance Masterclass - Trustee Recruitment  - 11th December

Nova is running a Governance Masterclass on Trustee Recruitment. Read more...

Wakefield Finance Forum  - 16th January, 2020

This is the second Wakefield Finance Form, hosted by WYCAS. Read more...

Small Charity Fundraising Conference in Leeds  - 24th October

The FSI's Northern Fundraising Conference is taking place in Leeds on 24 October 2019. Read more...

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