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Which type of member are you?

ACEVO membership is strictly for those working in not-for-profit organisations. Anyone working for a commercial organisation or operating as a sole trader doesn’t qualify for membership.

Full member

CEO (or equivalent) at charities and social enterprises.

Associate member

  • next generation chief executives, who are a member of a senior management team, who is line managed by the chief executive and whose next appointment is likely to be as a chief executive of a voluntary organisation.
  • retired chief executives, who are not employed by a commercial organisation or sole traders working in the voluntary sector.
  • out of post chief executives, former chief executives of voluntary organisations who are in-between jobs or out of post and who are not employed by a commercial organisation or sole traders working in the voluntary sector.

If you are unsure whether you can join ACEVO please contact

2021/22 membership prices

Prices valid from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.

All memberships will include a one time £45 joining fee
Full membership (based on organisation income)1 year membership3 year membership
PriceDirect debit priceUsual priceDiscounted price
< or = £100k£219£199£657£558
> £100k – £500k£279£249£837£711
> £500k – £1m£329£299£987£839
> £1m – £5m£499£459£1,497£1,272
> £5m – £10m£659£599£1,977£1,680
> £10m – £20m£729£659£2,187£1,859
> £20m£829£749£2,487£2,114
Associate membership 1 year membership 3 year membership offer
Price Direct debit price Usual price Discounted price
Associate £219 £199 £657 £558
Associate – CEO is a member of ACEVO £139 £129 £417 £354

Membership benefits

 Full membersAssociate members
Local CEO forumsx
New members catch up
CEO in Crisis service (available upon joining, any third party legal and emotional advice will only be available after 3 months of being in membership)x
Talk to us 1-2-1 support servicex
Governance advice linex
Discounted Leadership Learning workshops
Discounted New & Emerging Leaders programme
Free coaching through ‘The Growing Coaches’ platform
Free peer mentoring
Free leadership development planning
Discounted 360◦ assessments
Access to the ACEVO Community
Weekly Leader to Leader email briefing
Free business advice lines
Discounted DBS checks
Discounted Leading Governance membershipx
Discounted Coaching for Excellence programme
Discounted workplace mediation servicex
Free and discounted ACEVO publications
Practical tools and resources on governance
Practical tools and resources on leadership
Discounted jobs advertising
Free subscription to Charity Times magazine and discounted Third Sector magazine
Briefings and consultation responses
Policy publications and reports
Recommended reading and viewing

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