Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

Nova's Governance Masterclass Programme
Nova is running a Governance Masterclass programme aimed at trustees, directors and management committee members of local charities and community organisations. Read more
Writing Funding Bids
What do funders want to see in a funding application? If there isn’t an application form, where do I start? Come along to this Nova Learning and Networking session to find out more. Read more
How to Obtain Funding for your Organisation
Have you ever wondered where to start looking for funding? How many funders are there out there and what are they looking for? Come along to this Learning and Networking session to find out more. Read more
Small Charity Week 2017
From 19 - 24 June it is Small Charity Week 2017. Read more
Volunteers' Week 2017
From 1 - 7 June it is Volunteers' Week. Find out what's happening during the week to celebrate the enormous contribution which is made by volunteers throughout the UK. 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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Nova's Governance Masterclass Programme  - 20th Sep 2017

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

How to get your charity's funding application to the top of the pile  - 8th Sep 2017

Rachel Stephenson Sheff works at IG Advisors and has written an article for The Guardian on how to get… Read more...

Social Prescribing Tool endorsed by NICE  - 1st Sep 2017

A social prescribing tool, created by the Live Well Wakefield team, in partnership with West Wakefield… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Governance Masterclass - Risk Management Responsibilities  - 8th February, 2018

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

Governance Masterclass - Financial Responsibilities of Trustees  - 16th January, 2018

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

Governance Masterclass - Good Governance  - 12th December

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

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Membership

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