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May 17, 2022

Guide for newbies

Twenty years ago, an idea to create a new organisation – Development Trusts Association Scotland – was being kicked around the Senscot offices. The UK body for development trusts (DTA) had little presence in Scotland but its one member, Carluke Development Trust, was convinced of the potential for a Scotland-wide body and it was they who first went knocking at the door of Senscot. Eventually, a package of start-up funding was assembled, some staff were recruited and in no time at all, Carluke had some peers. And the numbers just keep growing – a start-up guide for newbies just out.


So you want to set up a Development Trust? (2022)

A guide for those looking to set up a trust, that answers some of the main questions such as: What is a development trust? How can a development trust benefit your community? What steps can you take to start a development trust?

Download as a PDF here