Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund
We are pleased to inform you of the launch of the first round of the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund. Closing date for applications 31 October 2017. Read more
Warwick Ahead Community Partnership - Feasibility Study Tenders
Warwick Ahead, a Big Local Partnership, is looking for suitably qualified and experienced organisations/consultants to explore two exciting opportunities for the benefit of the community living within the Warwick Estate in Knottingley. Read more
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

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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WYCAS Wins National Accountancy Award!  - 12th Oct 2017

West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS) is delighted to have won the Association of International… Read more...

WYCAS September 2017 e-bulletin is now available  - 10th Oct 2017

The WYCAS e-bulletin is sent out to subscribers monthly. It includes a variety of sector and organisational… Read more...

Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund  - 29th Sep 2017

We are pleased to inform you of the launch of the first round of the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Third Sector Networking Event  - 8th December

The event will be taking place at the Elizabethan Gallery, Wakefield on Friday 8 December 2017. Read more...

Maximising the Impact of your Campaign  - 10th November

This workshop aims to help local voluntary and community organisations understand how petitioning can… Read more...

Question time event on Health and Care  - 16th November

Healthwatch Wakefield is holding a question time event on Health and Care in Wakefield District. Read more...

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