World Crafts Council Europe (WCC) Membership Application Form Step 1 of 6 16% 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 of WCC Europe 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 DetailsName of Organisation*Name of Representative* First Last Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas IslandCocos IslandsColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCook IslandsCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzech RepublicCôte d'IvoireDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEswatini (Swaziland)EthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard and McDonald IslandsHoly SeeHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsle of ManIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJerseyJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKuwaitKyrgyzstanLao People's Democratic RepublicLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacauMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorfolk IslandNorth KoreaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPitcairnPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRomaniaRussiaRwandaRéunionSaint BarthélemySaint HelenaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint MartinSaint Pierre and MiquelonSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth GeorgiaSouth KoreaSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSvalbard and Jan Mayen IslandsSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTimor-LesteTogoTokelauTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and Caicos IslandsTuvaluUS Minor Outlying IslandsUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.Wallis and FutunaWestern SaharaYemenZambiaZimbabweÅland Islands Country Phone*Email* Enter Email Confirm Email Website Organisation CriteriaNational 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 national 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) Type of Organisation National Regional Professional Year FoundedNumber of MembersIf ApplicableWho are your members?e.g. professionals, organisations, craftspeople etc. Section 2: Organisation PersonnelNumber of EmployeesChief Executive OfficerChairpersonVice ChairpersonSecretaryCommunications ManagerWebsite Content ManagerAdministrator Section 3: Financial DetailsSource(s) of Funding Government Membership Fees Grants EU Private Other Sources of FundingAnnual ExpenditureAnnual IncomeConstitutioni.e. Non-profit organisation, company, public body, government agency etc. Section 4: Objectives of OrganisationOrganisation Statement of IntentMust reflect a strategy/mandate for the development of the craft sector nationally, regionally, by discipline.Aims and Objectives of OrganisationActivities run by OrganisationPlease list the type of activities i.e. education, marketing, PR, trainingAudiencePlease describe the audience that your organisation reaches or aims to reach Section 5: Sector Information This information will help us gain insight into the characteristics of the craft sector across Europe. Please provide as much information regarding the craft sector in your country as possible. Number of individuals employed within the sectorEconomic value of the sectorMain sources of support for makers or small craft businessesHow is government funding for makers or small businesses structuredHow are makers educated?E.g. apprenticeship, higher education (or equivalent), other?Do you have any research you can share? Drop files here or Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, jpg, . Please send any published reports for inclusion on the WCC Europe website Section 6: Declaration Declaration I have read the criteria, agree to be bound by the aims of WCC EU and the terms of membership, and certify that the information in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge.