Membership Application Form

Together, we can achieve great things!

Join DTA Wales and become a valued member of an ambitious and dynamic network of community-owned development trusts, community enterprises and anchor organisations across Wales and the UK. We are driven by a shared commitment to transform, empower, and create a secure and thriving future for our communities. By joining, you can:

  • Connect with like-minded enterprising community organisations across Wales and beyond
  • Link with other organisations and bodies who share your values and ambitions
  • Access advice, peer-to-peer support, best practice, seminars and events
  • Make your voice heard and input to DTA Wales and (UK) policy and responses, to government consultations.
  • Promote your organisation’s work with a Member page and via our social media platforms


Full Membership of the Development Trusts Association Wales is open to existing and emerging development trusts and other community-based enterprises and ‘anchor organisations’ in Wales.

As a Full or Associate Member you can expect a range of benefits:-
Advice, Support, Representation, Promotion, Resources and Tools, Consultancy Opportunities and Services, Discounts and Money Saving offers.

  • Membership of one of the most influential UK practitioner networks, in the field of community enterprise and regeneration.
  • Promotion of Development Trusts, at a national, strategic policy level in Wales and UK.
  • Make your voice heard and input to DTA Wales and (UK) policy and responses, to government consultations.
  • Access to the Wales and UK wide network of development trust practitioners.
  • Discounts on Publications and receive regular newsletters, briefings and funding updates, from DTA and our Programmes.
  • Wales and UK conferences (Full Member only), seminars, briefing and training events, at discounted rates.
  • Free Members profile page, on our DTA Wales Members’ database on our new website, to promote your organisation and market your events and services and via our social media platforms…

Read the full list of benefits here: DTA Wales Members Benefits

£  75 for 0 -5 employees
£125 for 6 + employees
Free for emerging members (year 1)

Associate Membership is open to organisations, agencies, consultants or individuals, who are not development trusts but support our aims and values and would like to become a partner in our movement.

£  50 for individual, sole trader consultants
£150 for corporates, Housing Associations, LAs etc

Read more: DTA Wales Membership of DTA Wales

Please complete our membership application form below, along with any supporting documents required, authorised by an approved signatory, Board Member or Trustee of your organisation.

Following eligibility checks and once approved, your Membership will be confirmed by e mail and you will be invoiced for your Membership Fee, as appropriate.


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    Full(Full membership of the Development Trusts Association Wales is open to existing, new or emerging development trusts, community enterprises or anchor organisations. Click here for the definition of a development trust, community enterprise or anchor organisation.)

    Associate(Associate Membership is open to organisations & individuals which support the aims of the Association.)

    1 - Please answer Yes or No


    Is your organisation not-for-private-profit?

    Is your organisation activelyBy “actively” we mean the setting up and day to day management of services, enterprises and/or facilities that are available to the community. By itself, grant-giving to individuals or local organisation, for instance, would not meet this criteria. engaged in a combination of economic, environment and social regeneration of this area, or intending to do so in the near future?

    Does your organisation have a formal constitution or Memorandum & Articles of Association?

    Is your organisation financially independentBy "financially independent" we mean you have a number of different grants, contracts, enterprises or income streams and are not dependent on one funder. at the present time, or aiming to become so in the near future?

    Does your organisation own the freehold of or manage (on a long term lease) any land or buildings?

    Does your organisation work in conjunction with any other community, voluntary, private and public sector organisations or intend to do so in the near future?

    If you have not done so already, are you willing to try the DTA Wales organisational Healthcheck within the first 12 months of your membership?

    NoYes (please specify quantity...)

    NoYes (please specify quantity...)

    2 - Organisational Activities:

    Advice and informationArts, culture and eventsCapacity Consultancy ServicesCommunity building and governanceCommunity energy planningCommunity finance, grants and sharesCommunity planningConsultancy ServicesCreative IndustriesEducation, training and employmentEnvironment/biodiversityFood, retail & manufacturingHealth, wellbeing & care servicesHomelessnessLibrary serviceLocal heritageOrganisation & business development supportRegeneration (e.g. Town Centrees, rural development)Renewables & recyclingSports & recreationTransportTourismVolunteeringYouth ServicesOther (please specify)


    Communities of Interest

    BME CommunitiesRural ServicesVolunteeringPeople with disabilitiesYoung PeopleOlder PeopleOffenders & ex-offenders


    Land, property & housing

    Office/managed workspaceProperty management and developmentCommunity facilities Conference / workshop spaces / room hireCommunity housingOpen space managementBuilt environment Forestry / woodland managementHistoric building conservation Marine & Coastal Management


    3 - Declaration:

    I declare that I am an authorised signatory nominated to be our organisations the representative to the Development Trusts Association Wales (e.g Chair, Director / Trustee or Company Secretary, or Chief Officer).


    We would like to join DTA Wales, a Company Limited by Guarantee, and agree to be bound by the Memorandum and Articles of Association of DTA Wales and any rules made under these, and in the event of the Company being wound up while I am a Member or within one year thereafter, to contribute such amounts as may be required but not more than £1.


    I am happy for DTA Wales to give out information about my organisation to other Members and related regeneration agencies to allow these details to be made available via DTA Wales websites.


    I am happy to be added to DTA Wales mailing list for newsletters, information and communications from DTA Wales.


    Valid signatories are Trustees, Board Members, Management Committee Members, Senior Staff Members.

    Full Member Application, please attach the following documents:

    Formal Constitution, or Memorandum and Articles of Association

    Annual Report

    Most recent accounts

    Associate Member Application:

    Please attach your Annual Report / Promotional Materials