Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

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Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund - Round 2
We are pleased to inform you of the launch of the second round of the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund. Closing date for applications is 16 February 2018. Read more
Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund - Round 1 funded schemes
Round 1 of the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants fund, which is funded by Wakefield Council, has awarded funding to the following schemes. The total amount of money awarded was £51,129.00. Read more
Reaching Communities - Temporary pause on application submissions
Big Lottery is implementing a temporary pause on the submission of Reaching Communities applications between Monday 15 January 2018 and Monday 2 April 2018. Read more
Wakefield District Voluntary Sector Community Safety Network
Nova co-ordinates the Wakefield District Voluntary Sector Community Safety Network, which is funded by the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner. Read more
Local Charities Day 2017
As it is Local Charities Day, we are celebrating and showcasing the great work that small local charities and community groups do in Wakefield District. Here are a few stories to celebrate from within the Nova membership... 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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Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund - Round 2  - 12th Jan 2018

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

Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund - Round 1 funded schemes  - 5th Jan 2018

Round 1 of the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants fund, which is funded by Wakefield Council, has awarded… Read more...

Reaching Communities - Temporary pause on application submissions  - 4th Jan 2018

Big Lottery is implementing a temporary pause on the submission of Reaching Communities applications… Read more...

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#CANCon  - 14th March

Wakefield Community Anchor Network Conference (#CANCon) is taking place on 14 March 2018. Read more...

NHS Vanguard Show and Tell event  - 13th February

Want to know how New Models of Care are delivered in Wakefield? Read more...

Nova Learning and Networking - Calculating Unit Costs for Full Cost Recovery  - 8th March

This is a taster session to introduce Full Cost Recovery and Unit Cost. Read more...

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