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Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO)
ACEVO is the only professional association for chief executives in the third sector in England and Wales. Our ethos is about creating impact through leadership.
1 New Oxford Street
London WC1A 1NU
Tel: 0845 345 8481
Fax: 0845 345 8482
Charity Number: tbc
Type of organisation:
acevo is the only professional organisation in the third sector that is dedicated to chief executives. We work solely to connect, develop and represent the sector's leaders.
We have over 2000 members, leading organisations with a collective turnover of more than £7 billion, and over 180,000 staff.
acevo's vision is to increase the effectiveness of the third sector. It is an organisation that rapidly developed to a central position of professionalism and authority within the third sector. acevo members represent a complete cross-section of third sector activity including animal welfare, the environment, children, elderly people, education, disability, medical, international, civil rights and social welfare.
Advice and support, Campaigning, Conference organisation, Consultations, Development of standards, Information, Legal service, Lobbying, Media work, Member directories, Networking, Newsletters, Policy development, Publicity and promotion, Publishing, Regional services, Representation, Research, Training.
Full time staff: 20
Paid staff: 20
Organisational members: 2000
Full membership is open to chief executives of voluntary organisations based within England and Wales or whose work includes England and Wales (i.e. UK or international organisations).
Associate membership is open to 'Next Generation Chief Executives'. These are most likely to be: a) the second (after the Chief Executive) most senior paid employee whose next appointment is likely to be as a chief executive of a voluntary organisation. b) a member of a senior management team of a voluntary organisation who is line managed by the chief executive and whose next appointment is likely to be as a chief executive of a voluntary organisation. c) supported by their chief executive.
Affiliate membership is open to chief executives and senior managers of statutory or quasi-statutory bodies, RDA's, NHS trusts, Government departments.
Corporate membership is open to for-profit organisations.
International membership is open to third sector leaders based outside the UK.