MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM

 

Kindly note that membership is currently only open to organisations and associations based in continental Europe. We do not accept membership from individual craftspeople or makers.

Step 1 of 6

  • Criteria for Applications

    • The application must be made by a national/ regional/ professional craft representative organisation.
    • The application must be fit to purpose and clearly demonstrate the remit of the organisation in developing the craft sector.
    • The application will not be accepted without appropriate material included i.e. organisation print and image material, strategic plan (if applicable), an outline or copy of your constitution and a fully completed application form.

    Guidance Notes

    • The board will assess and approve applications. In the event where consensus cannot be reached the application will be brought to the General Assembly to be agreed by member vote.
    • The organisation will be notified, following assessment as to whether their application was successful within 4 weeks of board meetings.
    • Each application is considered on its own merit.

    Section 1: Organisation Details

  • Organisation Criteria

  • National Craft Representative Organisations

    • Must be the national representative organisation
    • Have a mandate to deliver initiatives and policies to support, stimulate and develop the sector
    • Be in receipt of public and or EU funding
    • Have a strategy for national development

    Regional Craft Representative Organisations

    • Have a mandate to deliver initiatives and policies to support, stimulate and develop the sector
    • Be in receipt of funding through EU, municipalities, local or regional government
    • Have a strategy for regional development

    Professional Craft Organisations

    • Having a national or regional remit - membership based guilds, associations etc
    • A membership based professional organisation representative of a specific craft discipline(s)
  • If Applicable
  • e.g. professionals, organisations, craftspeople etc.