Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

Nova's AGM and 'Big Conversation' on Meeting the Challenge
Nova is holding the 2019 AGM and 'Big Conversation' on Meeting the Challenge on 24 October 2019, at the Council Chambers, County Hall, Wakefield. Read more
Free Lung Health Training Session
This training session will provide attendees with a basic overview of how to talk to people about, and how to offer advice on, lung health and stopping smoking, making them a ‘Lung Health Champion’ within their organisation. Read more
Our Year 2018/19
We have recently published the Our Year infographic for 2018/19. 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

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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Independent Review of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Services  - 15th Oct 2019

Linxs Consultancy has been commissioned by the Office of the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner… Read more...

Community Asset Transfer for Carr Lodge Park Walled Garden, in Horbury  - 15th Oct 2019

Wakefield Council is inviting expressions of interest from local community groups and other outside organisations… Read more...

Getting ready for Brexit  - 11th Oct 2019

The Office for Civil Society (OCS) – part of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport – has issued… Read more...

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Richmond Fellowship Open Day  - 25th October

Join Richmond Fellowship as it celebrates its Open Day on 25 October 2019. Read more...

Nova's AGM and 'Big Conversation' on Meeting the Challenge  - 24th October

Nova is holding the 2019 AGM and 'Big Conversation' on Meeting the Challenge on 24 October 2019, at the… Read more...

Wakefield Finance Forum  - 16th January, 2020

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

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