Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

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Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund - Round 4 schemes funded
Here are the schemes which the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Fund has awarded funds to in Round 4. The fund is funded by Wakefield Council. Funding is allocated via the Live Well Wakefield Small Grants Panel, which involves colleagues from Nova, Wakefield Council and SWYPFT. 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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West Yorkshire Sexual Violence Charity Film Workshops  - 28th Feb 2019

Specialist service for male survivors of sexual violence – Ben's Place – will be showcasing five films… Read more...

Bradford-based Sexual Violence Charity Receives £20k Funding  - 26th Feb 2019

West Yorkshire's ONLY online specialist support service for male survivors of child sexual abuse and… Read more...

Join PIP to Collaborate with the University of Leeds  - 18th Feb 2019

The University of Leeds is seeking new voluntary and community sector partners to join their Positive… Read more...

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See the events calendar
Governance Masterclass - Risk Management Responsibilities  - 9th May

Nova is running a Governance Masterclass programme aimed at trustees, directors and management committee… Read more...

Nova Learning and Networking - How to apply to over 20,000 Trusts and Foundations  - 30th April

Have you ever wondered how many Trusts and Foundations there are that you could apply to for funding?… Read more...

Digital Archiving DIY Workshop  - 27th March

Join One to One Development Trust for this practical workshop where you'll get tips and ideas in creating,… 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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