About The Beacon Collaborative

The Beacon Collaborative is a collective impact movement bringing together philanthropists, organisations and foundations that share a common aspiration to increase philanthropy and social investment among the wealthy in the UK.

The mechanism is a collective work plan of activities aimed at encouraging wealthy individuals to use more of their private assets for public good.

The Collaborative partners currently include UK Community Foundations, Charities Aid Foundation, New Philanthropy Capital, Association of Charitable Foundations, Institute of Fundraising, Big Society Capital, Philanthropy Impact, The Philanthropy Workshop, Barclays Private Bank, Ernst & Young, Pears Foundation, Reekimlane Foundation, Hazelhurst Trust, Arts Council England and The City Bridge Trust.

The goal is to attract £2 billion more in donations to good causes and social investment by 2025.

Latest News

Beacon Conference Findings

On 16th January 2019, 100 philanthropists, sector leaders, policy makers and senior advisers met at The Charterhouse to discuss how they could work collectively to increase levels of giving and social investment in the UK. [...]

Partner Organisations