DTA Wales works closely with the DTA in England (Locality), Scotland and Northern Ireland to form the most extensive and influential community led regeneration and enterprise network in the UK.

By joining DTA Wales you also become a member of the UK wide Development Trusts Association (DTA).

Membership Information on becoming a Development Trust

Full Member Application Form

Associate Member Application Form

Application Process

Criteria for Full Membership

Membership Benefits

Membership Background

 

The more you put in…… the more you get out

What you give and what you get

DTA Wales and the development trust movement operates on the principle of mutuality. When you join we not only ask you for a Membership fee but also expect Members to contribute to our movement and to :-

  • Share experience and information with other members in Wales and across the UK as part of the DTA practitioner learning network.
  • Sign up to the DTA Values and Code of Practice

  • Welcome enquiries and visits from interested emerging Trusts or Partners

  • Attend the Wales and UK 'Members' conferences and events

  • Support the DTA Wales network and value the work of other Members

  • Use the DTA Wales logo on your website and other PR material, where appropriate

  • Provide information to DTA Wales and DTA (UK) about your organisation and your work

  • Take part in the DTA Healthcheck to support and benchmark your Trust

  • Promote the development trust movement and its values

Benefits of Membership

  • As a Full Member you can expect a range of benefits, including:
  • Membership of one of the most influential and leading UK networks of
  • community enterprise and regeneration practitioners.
  • Opportunities to share experience and exchange ideas at national or regional forums in Wales.
  • Information and advice at Wales and UK level.
  • Access to Wales and UK wide network of development trust practioners.
  • National and regional campaigning on behalf of development trusts.
  • Access to small grant funds for emerging trusts.
  • Access to a free legal advice helpline.
  • Initial free VAT advice.
  • Discounts on publications and events.
  • Access to discounted insurance services.
  • Wales and UK conferences, seminars, briefing and training events at discount rates
  • UK wide newsletter issued by DTA (UK) and e-bulletin from DTA Wales.
  • Discounted subscription to New Start magazine.
  • Access to members database and DTA Extranet which enables an exchange of know-how and support across the movement.
  • Free Members Page on DTA Wales website and ‘marketplace’ to advertise and promote your trust and your services and in DTA Wales Directory.
  • Use of DTA Wales logo.
  • Participation and voting rights within DTA and DTA Wales.
  • Input and consultation on DTA Wales and DTA (UK) policy and responses to national policy consultation.
  • Access to Case Studies of Good Practice.

As an Associate Member you can expect the following benefits:

  • Membership of one of the most influential and leading UK networks of community enterprise and regeneration practitioners.
  • Access to Wales and UK wide network of development trust practioners.
  • Discounts on publications and events.
  • Wales and UK conferences, seminars, briefing and training events at Associate Member discount rates.
  • UK wide newsletter issued by DTA (UK) and e-bulletin from DTA Wales.
  • Free Associate Member entry on DTA Wales Members database on website and Directory to promote your organisation and its services.

Application Process
Criteria for Full Membership
Membership Benefits
Membership Background

 

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