Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

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Nova Learning and Networking - The PERS HR Handbook
This Learning and Networking session will be based on the Pay and Employment Rights Service (PERS) HR Handbook. Read more
Nova Learning and Networking - Bookkeeping using Excel
This session will be delivered by WYCAS, and is an introduction to the excel cashbook which records your finances. Read more
Reaching over the 300 mark!
Nova now has over 300 Nova Members. 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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16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence  - 26th Nov 2018

The 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence campaign is taking place from 25 November 2018 - 10 December… Read more...

Recent Nova Member successes!  - 23rd Nov 2018

Nova Members have been receiving great coverage of the brilliant work they do recently. Here are a few... Read more...

Living Wage Week 2018  - 5th Nov 2018

The Living Wage Foundation has announced the new UK Living Wage hourly rate to mark the start of Living… Read more...

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Nova Learning and Networking - The PERS HR Handbook  - 12th February, 2019

This Learning and Networking session will be based on the Pay and Employment Rights Service (PERS) HR… Read more...

Nova Learning and Networking - Bookkeeping using Excel  - 29th January, 2019

This session will be delivered by WYCAS, and is an introduction to the excel cashbook which records your… Read more...

Yorkshire MESMAC Free LGBT History Month Presentation  - 1st February, 2019

LGBT History Month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history.… Read more...

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Membership

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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