Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

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Nova Members Survey 2019
The Nova Members Survey 2019 is now open. We would greatly appreciate Nova Members taking the time to share their valuable feedback on our services. 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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Nova Members Survey 2019  - 29th Aug 2019

The Nova Members Survey 2019 is now open. We would greatly appreciate Nova Members taking the time to… Read more...

Our Year 2018/19  - 8th Jul 2019

We have recently published the Our Year infographic for 2018/19. Read more...

West Yorkshire based sexual violence charity launches online support group for female survivors  - 21st Jun 2019

Survivors West Yorkshire, at the request of a female survivor, has launched the first secure online teleconferencing… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Small Charity Fundraising Conference in Leeds  - 24th October

The FSI's Northern Fundraising Conference is taking place in Leeds on 24 October 2019. Read more...

Wakefield Finance Forum  - 19th September

The inaugural Wakefield Finance Forum, hosted by WYCAS, is planned for Thursday 19 September 2019. Read more...

WYCAS Advice Surgery - Wakefield  - 22nd October

This is an opportunity to meet Rhys North from West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS) to… Read more...

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