Description: Beacon Vision, is a leading regional charity, supporting people across the Black Country and Staffordshire impacted by Sight Loss. The charity first began life in 1875 and in that time has supported thousands of people and had a huge impact on the visually impaired community. Over time the charity has evolved to be a leading innovator in the sector supporting academic and commercial research into new technologies from autonomous vehicles to virtual reality headsets and developing sports, rehabilitation and employment programmes, which give people back their independence and confidence.We are dedicated to making a visible difference for people with sight loss.The charity is governed by a board of trustees made up of up to twelve people with a diverse range of skills and experience who together, ensure that the charity is effectively operated in pursuit of our charitable aims. There is also a wholly owned trading arm and CIC that govern our Enterprise activities including retail, hospitality and opticians. The charity’s turnover is c. £3million and we employ 140 staff and are supported by over 276 volunteers.Led by CEO, Lisa Cowley, Beacon aims to help create a society where individuals value and protect their sight and where visual impairment does not limit or determine opportunity.

Industry: Not for Profit


Company size: 51-200 employees

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Headquarter: Wolverhampton

Ownership: Not for Profit

Founded year: 1875

Skillset: Well-being, Charity, Sight loss, Eye health, Care, Support, Low Vision advice, Employment advice, Conferencing, Charity shops, and Technology advice

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Location: Wolverhampton, GB