Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

National Lockdown: Stay at Home
National lockdown restrictions are in place as of 5 January 2021. Read more
Help at The Hub
Help at The Hub is a partnership approach to help everyone deal with the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. Read more
Bid Writing Support
We have updated our Funding page to include resources that can help you with writing funding bids. Read more
Covid-19 - Community Hubs
If you need help in your local area you can contact your Community Hub. Read more
What's Happening at the Community Hubs
On this page, we are sharing case studies and good news stories from the Community Hubs in Wakefield District, which have been set up to provide support and help to the vulnerable in our communities during the Coronavirus outbreak. 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
  • Vote at the Nova AGM - you can nominate or stand as a Trustee
Find out more
Community Business Start Up Programme  - 13th Jan 2021

The Community Business Start Up Programme is an exciting new bite size training programme for potential… Read more...

National Lockdown: Stay at Home  - 5th Jan 2021

National lockdown restrictions are in place as of 5 January 2021. Read more...

Nova office Christmas closure  - 21st Dec 2020

We would like to say a massive THANK YOU to all Nova members, our partners and colleagues for working… Read more...

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See the events calendar
WYCAS Advice Surgery - Wakefield  - 10th February, 2020

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

How to be an Effective Chair  - 12th February, 2020

This Governance Masterclass session is aimed at chairs/trustees of organisations, to provide an overview… Read more...

How to apply to over 20,000 trusts and foundations  - 14th January, 2020

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

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