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Locality international

Our movement extends beyond England and even beyond the United Kingdom.

Our sister organisations, DTA Scotland, DTA Wales and DT Northern Ireland are growing the development trust movement in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Locality and many of our members are part of the International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres, a global network connecting people working locally for social justice.

DTA Scotland

Scotland hosts one of the fastest growing networks of development trusts and community enterprises across the UK. Our Scottish members are serving diverse communities from the Scottish borders to the highlands and islands.  There are over 200 members in Scotland including; Mull and Iona Community Trust, Fintry Renewable Energy Enterprise and Ekopia Resource Exchange Ltd.  To find out more about DTA Scotland click here.

DTA Wales

Our network in Wales include a wide range of innovative community enterprises, they include the Arts Factory; Galeri Caernarfon and Vision 21. To find out more about DTA Wales click here.

DT Northern Ireland

Development Trusts Northern Ireland was set up in 2010 to help grow the movement in Ireland. There are already 14 members including Fermanagh Trust, Inner City Trust in Derry and Resurgam in Lisburn. Now partnering the Department for Social Development to pilot Community Asset Transfer DTNI continues to grow.

International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres

The International Federation of Settlements and Neighbourhood Centres (IFS) is a global network that connects settlements and community organisations around the world. Its mission is to help build an inclusive global community by empowering, inspiring and connecting people who are working locally for social justice. Locality is a member of the IFS.


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