Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

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Nova Learning and Networking - How to Obtain Funding for your Organisation
Have you ever wondered where to start looking for funding? How many funders are there out there and what are they looking for? Come along to this Learning and Networking session to find out more. Read more
Introduction to the Third Sector
Come along to this free session and find out about the Third Sector in more detail. The session will also address any specific areas of interest/queries that participants may have about the sector. Read more
Small Charity Week 2017
From 19 - 24 June it is Small Charity Week 2017. Read more
Volunteers' Week 2017
From 1 - 7 June it is Volunteers' Week. Find out what's happening during the week to celebrate the enormous contribution which is made by volunteers throughout the UK. Read more
Unsung Heroes
This year, for the first time, the Community Foundation for Wakefield District is partnering with the Wakefield Express to recognise the brilliant work being done by countless volunteers across the District. 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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Do-it Trust teams up with Vivo Technology in launch of new social enterprise  - 26th Jun 2017

Do-it Trust, the charity behind Do-it.org, has joined forces with Vivo Technology, the skills and character-building… Read more...

Small Charity Week 2017  - 20th Jun 2017

From 19 - 24 June it is Small Charity Week 2017. Read more...

Volunteers' Week 2017  - 5th Jun 2017

From 1 - 7 June it is Volunteers' Week. Find out what's happening during the week to celebrate the enormous… Read more...

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Nova Learning and Networking - Organising an Event - Dos and Don'ts  - 28th September

Are you thinking about planning an event, but are not really sure where to start? Come along to this… Read more...

Nova Learning and Networking - Writing Funding Bids  - 20th September

What do funders want to see in a funding application? If there isn’t an application form, where do I… Read more...

Nova Learning and Networking - How to Obtain Funding for your Organisation  - 2nd August

Have you ever wondered where to start looking for funding? How many funders are there out there and what… Read more...

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Directory

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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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