Are you a freelancer, consultant, trainer or any other solo operative that wants to begin or develop their charity retail client list?

Then this could be the membership package for you. All the benefits of Corporate Membership at a price that allows you to enter our wonderful sector.

Cost: £350 + VAT for one year


  • You are an individual with no other staff and this is your only professional income
  • If you are a collector / sorter / grader / recycler you need to go through the TRUST process first
  • Signed Code of Practice
  • Two references
  • Turnover of less than £100K pa
  • Copy of your latest annual accounts, or equivalent
  • Evidence of commitment to EDI
  • Evidence of commitment to environmental sustainability
  • Adhere to the payment T&Cs

Member benefits: These are the same as wider Corporate Membership – which you can read about here – but the key features are:

  • Entry in the Directory of suppliers to charity retailers
  • Attendance at special interest groups for networking and learning
  • Write blogs for the website and newsletter
  • Join the mentoring scheme
  • Submit case studies for our website
  • Be able to advertise and sponsor

And best of all – join our amazing community!

Email Susan Meredith at if you have any questions.

    Apply here

    Please tick the box if you wish to apply for Corporate Membership (Individual) and you work as a one-person company / sole trader / freelancer

    Corporate Membership (Individual) £350 + VAT for 12 months

    Trading name

    Company number

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    Address line 2

    Postcode (required)

    Nature of business (required)

    Your name (required)

    Job title

    Phone number

    Email (required)

    How did you hear about us? (not valid for renewals)


    I would like to receive Charity Retail Voice (main weekly CRA newsletter)

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    Financial contact data held within our databases will be used exclusively for the purposes of invoicing and credit control and not in any other context.

    Please note that this agreement is binding and once submitted, indicates your obligation to pay the Charity Retail Association the amount specified and to abide by both our payment terms and conditions and by the Corporate Code of Practice.