Story of a merger
DTA and bassac create Locality
In April 2011, the British Association of Settlements and Social Action Centres (bassac) and the Development Trusts Association (DTA) merged to form Locality, the leading nationwide network of settlements, development trusts, social action centres and community enterprises.
This report offers a detailed account of the merger, based on re-examination of documents generated during the merger process and on interviews with five of the key participants.
It is aimed at the staff and trustees of voluntary organisations contemplating charity merger. It forms a companion to Thinking about … Merger.