Membership Policy

Membership of Roopantaran Trust in accordance with its rules is open to:

Any individual over the age of 18, or organisation promoting the objectives of Roopantaran Trust, which are to further, in a sustainable manner, the social, economic and environmental interests of people who live and/or work or who want to live and/or work in the area of benefit – Roopantaran Membership is at the discretion of the Board of Trustees.

In considering applications, regard will be given to the following factors when deciding whether to agree full membership which would entitle members to one vote at any meeting of the Trust and to stand for election as a Trustee of Roopantaran Trust


· Whether an application is from an individual who is a resident, or has family members who are resident within the area of benefit


· Whether an application is from an individual who is an employee or owner / governing body member of an organization (corporate or voluntary) within the area of benefit


In considering applications, regard will be given to the following factors when deciding whether to agree associate membership which would not entitle members to vote at any meeting of the Trust nor to stand for election to become a Trustee of Roopantaran Trust


Whether an application is from an individual or organisation (corporate or voluntary) that is:

· Located outside the area of benefit

· Is active within the field of affordable housing provision, community health or community development

· Can offer specific support, skills or resources to the Roopantaran Trust