AoC Beacon Logo 2col RGB EZ 3000px E1524220367977
Beacon logo

Beacon: A unique programme

The Beacon Programme is designed to support Chairs and Vice Chairs of charities and non-profit organisations in England with an annual income of under £1 million. It is due to end on 30 September 2020.

About the programme

20180529 Being An Effective Chair WEB RES 18

Chairs shaping the programme 

We consulted with over 150 smaller charities and our advisory group to develop the programme. Our workshops and webinars have been piloted with small groups of Chairs.

How Chairs have shaped the programme

20180529 Being An Effective Chair WEB RES 12

Workshops across England 

Central to the programme is our series of four workshops running in nine locations across England from 2018 to 2020. Our workshops have now ended but we still have a series of webinars available.

Beacon events

Beacon Workshop May18 Web Res MH 0805

Chairing resources 

We have produced guides, tips and tools to support the topics of the workshops. Access these for free when you join the programme.

Resources for Chairs

Promotional postcards for Beacon - text on the back, image on the front

Help promote Beacon

Could you help promote Beacon in your newsletter or on social media?

Tell your networks about Beacon

Join the programme

Register to get access to Beacon events, resources and webinars.

Monthly e-bulletin

Be the first to hear about Beacon's news, events and resources.

Association of Chairs membership

Beacon not for you? Join AoC for other events and resources.

Digital White Background