Building a vibrant voluntary sector in Wakefield District

Find out what we can do to help your organisation

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
Nova Learning and Networking - Basic Social Media for Small Organisations
This session will look at various different social media platforms your organisation can use to keep people updated. Read more
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
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

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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Castleford Heritage Trust awarded funding to extend events programme  - 3rd Jan 2019

Castleford Heritage Trust (CHT) has been awarded a total of £18,000 to extend its programme of events… Read more...

Shaw Trust Partnership Opportunity: National Citizens Service  - 18th Dec 2018

Shaw Trust is a national charity helping to transform the lives of young people and adults. Read more...

Christmas Office Closure  - 18th Dec 2018

The Nova office will be closed from 12.00pm on 24 December 2018 until 8.30am on 2 January 2019. Read more...

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People's Postcode Lottery Programmes Gathering  - 23rd January

The event will feature in-depth information about the application process to the Trusts supported by… Read more...

Nova Learning and Networking - Basic Social Media for Small Organisations  - 27th February

This session will look at various different social media platforms your organisation can use to keep… Read more...

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

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