Associate Membership

How to become an associate member of Dóchas

Dóchas introduced Associate Membership in 2013 as a way to contribute towards achieving these strategic priorities:

Associate Membership is open to organisations whose international focus and spend is less than 50% of its overall activities. This category of membership is aimed at those organisations who do not meet the criteria for full membership but that work in related or similar fields to that of Dóchas members, with a linkage to International Development.


Organisations / bodies are eligible to join Dóchas as Associate Members if they meet the Associate Member Membership Criteria, which include:

They may be:

Application Form

Please download the Associate Membership application form and return by post to Dóchas at the address in the footer of this page.

Download Associate Membership Application

Membership Fees - Associate Membership

Fees for Associate membership are based on an organisation’s income spent on their international development programmes in the previous financial year.

From 1st January 2020 Associate Membership fees will be based on the following band system:



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