Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

Nova Learning and Networking - Writing Funding Bids
What do funders want to see in a funding application? If there isn’t an application form, where do I start? Read more
GDPR Training Session
The data protection law reform is coming with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read more
Nova Learning and Networking - Promoting your Organisation
This session will provide you with a brief introduction to how to use communications and marketing techniques in order to promote your organisation. 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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New Volunteers Week website is now live  - 18th Apr 2018

The new Volunteers Week website, which is run by NCVO, is now up and running. Read more...

International Women's Day 2018  - 8th Mar 2018

This International Women's Day there's a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends,… Read more...

Live Well Wakefield Service exceeding targets!  - 27th Feb 2018

Less than a year on from its launch, the Live Well Wakefield social wellbeing service, delivered by Nova… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Have your say on health and care planning in Wakefield District  - 15th May

NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding a public engagement event on health and care… Read more...

Nova Learning and Networking - Writing Funding Bids  - 11th May

What do funders want to see in a funding application? If there isn’t an application form, where do I… Read more...

Community-led Housing in the Wakefield District network meeting  - 8th May

Nova is hosting a network meeting to discuss Community-led Housing in the Wakefield District as part… Read more...

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As a member of Nova you can submit news articles and promote your events on the website. If you haven't already, take a couple of minutes to register your organisation now.

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