Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

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Grant opportunity - PEAT Project
Wakefield Council is inviting voluntary organisations, community groups and businesses to apply for £2.6 million of grant funding to support residents into work and help the local economy to prosper. Read more
Wakefield Community Anchor Network bursary
Wakefield Community Anchor Network (CAN) has launched a CAN Bursary. Up to £500 can be awarded per organisation to support the continued growth and development of Community Anchor organisations in Wakefield District. Read more
Schemes funded in Round 2 of the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund
Here are the schemes and projects that have been funded through Round 2 of the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants fund. The Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund is funded by Wakefield Council. Funding is allocated via the Live Well 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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Grant opportunity - PEAT Project  - 27th Jun 2018

Wakefield Council is inviting voluntary organisations, community groups and businesses to apply for £2.6… Read more...

Safeguarding Week 2018  - 21st Jun 2018

From 25-29 June 2018 it is West Yorkshire Safeguarding Week. Read more...

New online resource for Wakefield District carers  - 14th Jun 2018

Carers across the Wakefield District now have access to a suite of online resources to support them in… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Nova Learning and Networking - Equality and Diversity  - 24th July

We all make assumptions about people without realising. Come along to this Learning and Networking session… Read more...

West Yorkshire Fire Service Tri-service exercise  - 21st June

West Yorkshire Fire Service is holding a Tri-service exercise on 21 June 2018. Read more...

Apprenticeship Recruitment and Selection Days  - 17th July

ENGIE in partnership with Wakefield Council are running apprenticeship recruitment and selection days. Read more...

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