Membership organisations that are associated with the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) include Guilds, Associations, Networks and Societies (GANS), these organisations are:

  • Subscribers to the Memorandum of Association (founders)
  • Persons nominated by the Board of DCCoI to represent unincorporated associations upon which the Board may wish to confer the benefit of membership (GANS)
  • Corporate bodies (institutions, partners)
  • Individual persons whom the Board of DCCoI shall from time to time decide to admit to membership 

Organisational membership confers:

  • The right at an AGM to question DCCoI's Board on their presentation of the DCCoI’s activity and financial accounts of the previous year
  • The right to nominate any candidate to the Board of Directors
  • The right to vote candidates onto the Board of Directors

GANS meet with DCCoI collectively several times a year. GANS can apply for DCCoI supports such as Network Support Scheme and Group CPD, also GANS members can apply each year to take part in the The Knitting & Stitching Show exhibition by DCCoI. See our Opportunities section for relevant call outs.