ACEVO’s vision is to see great leaders making the biggest difference.

Through their network, they inspire and empower civil society leaders to provide the vision, energy and leadership needed to change the world for the better.

ACEVO is the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations. For 30 years, they have provided support, development and an inspiring, collective campaigning voice for their members across the UK. ACEVO’s network of over 1,200 individuals includes the leaders of small, community based groups, ambitious medium-sized organisations, and well known, well-loved national and international not-for-profits. 

Their leaders drive positive change in their organisations and in their communities, and ACEVO’s peer-to-peer network supports and encourages them at every step of their career.

ACEVO offers its members exclusive access to personal development opportunities and mentoring tailored to senior leadership roles; networking and learning eventsbusiness helplines for immediate expert advice; discounted professional services delivered by their partners and advice and support when members need it most. 

Through their policy work, ACEVO represents its members’ interests in key areas of importance to the third sector and our members’ work – and together it offers a decisive voice that shapes the agenda on the ground, at the local level and in concert with national media and government. 

Membership is open to charity and social enterprise chief executives, to ambitious senior directors, to chairs and to trustees, directors, to chairs and to trustees. 

If you’re not a member, why not join now to get access to this and a whole host of other benefits?