Become a Member

Become a Member

Joining Scotland's International Development Alliance makes you part of a strong and vibrant Scottish movement of people who care about creating a fairer world.

Membership is open to anyone with a professional or personal interest in international development. This includes voluntary and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), companies, professional partnerships, academic institutions, public sector bodies, social enterprises, individuals and students. All that we ask is that you adhere to our core values and that you are based, or work, in Scotland.

 JOIN as an ORGANISATION                                 jOIN AS AN INDIVIDUAL

Membership Benefits

Why join Scotland's International Development Alliance? Our members benefit from:

  • Training – access free or discounted rates on relevant, expert-led training courses
  • Networking – connect with other individuals and organisations - through our online and offline member communities - who share your commitment towards creating a fairer world
  • Jobs – be kept up to date with the latest development sector vacancies, and promote your organisation’s own opportunities via our website
  • Influence – lobby and advocate to help ensure that your voice is heard by decision makers, and take part in regular policy debates
  • Expertise – access support through our Effectiveness and Learning resources and Mentoring service*
  • News – stay abreast of developments in the international development sector by getting our news bulletin direct to your inbox
  • Events – free or discounted tickets to member-only events, including our annual conference, featuring international keynote speakers
  • Fundraising Support – access to regular funding updates and an extensive online database of grant-making bodies providing funding for a wide range of work within the charity sector

*Mentoring support service currently available to organisational members only

Membership Criteria

Membership of Scotland’s International Development Alliance is open to anyone with a professional or personal interest in international development. This includes voluntary organisations and NGOs, private companies, social enterprises, public sector bodies, professional partnerships, academic institutions, individuals, students and young people with an interest in international development in Scotland. Members must be based, or professionally active, in Scotland.

All members must endorse Scotland’s International Development Alliance’s values statement.

How to Apply

1.     Prospective members fill out the online application form

2.     Applications are reviewed by our staff and board

3.     Applicants are welcomed into membership and invoiced for the annual membership fee

4.     Once payment is received, you can start accessing the benefits of membership immediately. Your profile, as submitted in your application, will appear on our member directory. 

Membership Fees

Individual Membership: £40 per year

Organisational Membership:


Membership Category 

 Organisational Membership

 Size of Organisation/Body

 UK Annual Income

 Annual Fee






 £20,000 - £100,000



 £100,000 - £500,000



 £500,000 - £1 million



 £1 million - £5 million



 £5 million – £20 million



 >£20 million



Membership fees are based on each organisation’s annual UK income, and are set each year at our AGM.  Our membership year runs from April to March. 

Contact us for further details.






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