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Membership of CFDB is available to any Chilham resident, parishioner, business, or organisation that live or work in Chilham and support the aims of the Charity, by completing the Membership Application Form.

Membership Categories

Ordinary membership

Any person who is a resident or who works in the Parish of Chilham (‘ the Parish’ ) may be an Ordinary Member provided he/she agrees to support the aims of the Charity. Ordinary Members are entitled to vote at Annual General Meetings.

Associate membership

Any business, organisation or society which has its principal place of business and activity within the Parish may be an Associate Member provided that, through its authorised representative, agrees to support the aims of the Charity. Associate Members are not entitled to vote at Annual General Meetings.

CFDB is a company limited by Guarantee. Whilst there are no fees payable to become either an Ordinary or Associate member, every Ordinary Member promises acts as guarantor with a maximum liability of £10.00. This means if the Charity is dissolved while (s)he is an Ordinary Member or within twelve months after (s)he ceases to be a Member, to contribute such sum (not exceeding £10.00) as may be demanded of him/her, towards the payment of the debts and liabilities of the Charity incurred before he or she ceases to be a Member, and of the costs charges and expenses of winding up, and the adjustment of the rights of the contributories among themselves.