Our national network of over 600 members creates belonging, connection and community spirit. We’ll give you advice and tools, link you up with hundreds of people like you and make sure people outside your community hear about your work.
My first locality meet-up left me moved and empowered by the positive impact people can have to champion change.
- Rhiannon Simpson, Moseley Community Development Trust

Local community organisations are key to creating a fairer society. They are adaptable, cost-effective and responsive. They do whatever their community needs most across housing, employment, health and wellbeing, arts and culture, the environment and more.

Are you a community organisation?

You’re a community organisation if you are:

  • independent
  • locally-led
  • not for profit

Whether you’re just starting out or have years of experience, you’ll fit right in and know you belong, and we can’t wait to have you on board!

With Locality community membership, you can:

Become a community member

Have your say – be heard nationally and make change happen

We believe community organisations are key to creating a fairer society. We campaign on our members’ behalf to create a better operating environment. Whether that’s through influencing funders, collaborating with policymakers or lobbying government we’ve got your back. And the bigger our network, the louder our voice!

As a community member you can:

Become a community member

Get recognition for your work – we champion your actions and let others know your value

Member stories are what we’re about. Through our reports, case studies, spotlights and events we make sure people outside your community hear about your work, from funders to think tanks, all the way to Whitehall.

As a community member, you can:

Become a community member

Connect with the right people – learn, share, motivate

When you’re looking for solutions it’s great to be able to turn to those who’ve already been there! Connect online, by phone or in person through our events, searchable member directory and Facebook group. We offer member-only grants and bursaries to help.

As a community member, you can:

Become a community member

Access Locality partner offers – make what you’ve got go further

We’ve negotiated discounts on professional services. Knowing you’ve easy access to HR, insurance and legal advice leaves you free to get on with what you do best – helping your community thrive.

As a community member, you can:

Apply to become a Locality community member

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When you become a Locality community member, you must agree to the Locality Charter.

Locality membership isn’t a personal membership, it covers your entire organisation so all your staff can take advantage of membership!

If your turnover is:

Up to £100K, your membership fee is £100.
Between £100k and £500k, your membership fee is £150.
Between £500K and £1m, your membership fee is £200
Over £1m, your membership fee is £400

Membership fees are paid yearly, on the anniversary of your joining date.

Join us

Just fill in our short application form and get ready to start taking advantage of your Locality community membership! Once you submit your form, we’ll get back to you within three working days.

Apply now