Following the official guidance with regards to Covid-19, the DTA Scotland office is now closed to the public until further notice. All staff are still working as normal to support our members and our development officers remain available during normal office hours. Please see our staff page for contact numbers. All staff will continue to pick up emails as normal.

For all other enquiries, please phone our Communications Officer Catherine McWilliam on 07903 306 321.

Large and small, rural and urban, mainland and island-based, communities all over Scotland are setting up development trusts to help their neighbourhoods flourish through community-led activity, partnership working and enterprise.

As a membership organisation, the Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS) uses its expertise to inform, support and represent this network of development trusts, facilitating the sharing of knowledge and expertise and encouraging mutualism and co-operation.

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Our Partner DTA Scotland Services

The Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) is funded by the Scottish Government to support community based groups in Scotland take a stake in or ownership of previously publicly owned land or buildings.


Community Shares Scotland is a national organisation that exists to raise awareness of the community shares model and support communities who wish to raise money this way.