Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

Nova's Annual General Meeting (AGM) and 'Big Conversation' on Social Prescribing
Nova is holding the 2018 AGM and 'Big Conversation' on Social Prescribing on 26 October 2018, at Unity Hall, Wakefield. Read more
We need your feedback!
The Nova Members Survey 2018 is now open. We would greatly appreciate Nova Members taking the time to give us some feedback on the services we provide. Read more
Good Governance - Governance Masterclass
Nova is running a Governance Masterclass programme aimed at trustees, directors and management committee members of local charities and community organisations. 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

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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Preparing for severe winter weather  - 16th Oct 2018

Wakefield Council would like to draw voluntary groups attention to the guidance regarding planning for… Read more...

We need your feedback!  - 1st Oct 2018

The Nova Members Survey 2018 is now open. We would greatly appreciate Nova Members taking the time to… Read more...

Reading Ahead  - 6th Sep 2018

Wakefield Libraries would like to hear from voluntary and community sector organisations and groups that… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Wakefield Activity Partnership Consultation event  - 21st November

Yorkshire Sport Foundation has been working in Wakefield to develop an Activity Partnership. Read more...

Family Fun Day  - 30th October

Hopeful Families and Young Lives Consortium have jointly organised a Family Fun Day, which is taking… Read more...

FSI Northern Fundraising Conference  - 18th October

The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) is hosting their annual Northern Fundraising Conference for… Read more...

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