Nova has just found out it successfully quoted to deliver support to high schools in Wakefield District in February and March.
This year Nostell Priory marks the centenary of the Great War.
Sport England are funding a new post at Nostell Priory to get Wakefield active. Sports Development Officer, Mark Hible has a new challenge on his hands. He is tasked with introducing new activities and sporting experiences to visitors of Nostell.
It's that time of year again, when nonprofit groups take a look back at the great things they achieved last year, and start to plan how they can do it bigger and better this year, on an even tighter budget.
The Tree Council's Tree Futures grant is now open for applications for the 2014 planting season. Help is offered for tree planting through two grants programmes, the 'Trees for Schools' and 'Community Trees' funds. Any school or community group in the UK that is planning a project that actively involves children under 16 can apply.
The Youth Contract in Wakefield District is showing very promising results with young people not in education, employment or training down from 13.1% in April 2009 to its current level of 5.1%.
UK registered charities working with children and young people who are disabled, hospitalised, homeless, or life limited will have four opportunities to apply for funding in 2014.
WYCAS, the community accountancy service for West Yorkshire, is seeking new members for its board that have experience of using WYCAS services. WYCAS is particularly keen for representation from Wakefield District.
Survivors West Yorkshire has just published a new self help guide for male victims/survivors of child sexual abuse and adult rape. Please use the guide in your work and print off a copy for anyone who you think might benefit from it.
The 16th Quarterly Confidence Report, which surveyed voluntary and community sector organisations in Yorkshire and Humber, has recently been published. It reports that more charities expect stability over the next 12 months in both their organisation and the sector, although few anticipate growth. To meet greater demand for services with less funding, many reported reducing their costs through partnership work and utilising volunteers to support or supplement the work of staff.