Membership Types and Costs

Who can apply for Membership of The Wheel?

Anyone. Individuals organisations - working in the community and voluntary sector in Ireland, in a paid or voluntary capacity, is welcome to apply for membership.

Types of Membership

  • Full Membership is open to all independently governed and constituted community, voluntary or charitable organisations.
  • Associate Membership is open to all other types of organisations including public sector, academic, commercial and nonprofit organisations.
  • Individual Membership: Individuals who are interested in or working for the community and voluntary sector in Ireland but not affiliated with a particular organisation can join as Individual members.

Annual Income Band is the total income received by an organisation in one year, including all sources of statutory and other funding, earned income, etc.

Membership rates are set on a sliding scale from free and based on the annual turnover of your organisation. If your organisation is on a small annual income band you pay nothing for membership.

Membership Type

Annual Income Band

Fee per Annum

Full & Associate Membership     €0 - €25,000 Free
  €25,001 - €75,000 €75
  €75,001 - €250,000 €150
  €250,000 - €1,000,000 €330
  €1,000,000 - €5,000,000 €390
  €5,000,000 + €450
Individual Member   €75
OAPs/Unwaged   €25


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