Beacon Hero
Beacon is a CRM for charities

About this App

Transform how your charity works

Breathe a sigh of relief. You’ve found the top-rated CRM built especially for charities.


Thousands of charity professionals trust Beacon to run their organisations like clockwork.

  • Animal rescues

  • NHS charities

  • Museums & attractions

  • Hospices

  • Christian

  • Sports


Does using your current CRM feel like wading through treacle?

No more tedious data entry or dealing with messy data, just a super simple, flexible CRM that’s a breeze to use.


Does your current CRM provider leave you in the dark?

Get direct access to our amazing support team so you can easily tackle any challenge, big or small.

  • 98% Of support interactions scored 4/5 or 5/5

  • 10m Average first response time


Have you hit the limits of what your current CRM can do?

Make even more impact with a flexible CRM that can handle the needs of even the most unique charities.

Beacon at a glance

Effortless automation

Simplify your processes and save time with personalised messages to donors, easy data imports and automated GiftAid.

Everything in one place

No need to switch between apps and spreadsheets, Beacon goes beyond fundraising to give you a bird’s eye view of everything that’s going on in your charity.

Simple integration

Easily add online forms to your website so you can collect donations, sell event tickets or handle volunteer applications.

We're lovely humans on a daily mission to be the go-to CRM for the charity sector

We believe that charities should have access to the most modern, innovative, and easy-to-use technology available. That’s why we built our charity-focused CRM.

We’re proud to have helped thousands of charity professionals transform how they work. This page is all about us.

Cost (from)


Free Practice Subscription


Partner Program

Support Channels

  • Email
  • Live Chat
  • Online Help
  • Phone
  • Web Form

Mobile Platforms

  • Android
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  • iOS
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Accounting Platforms


  • Beacon API

  • donr

  • dotdigital

  • Drupal

  • Enthuse

  • Facebook Donate

  • GiftAid

  • Gmail

  • GoCardless

  • Google Analytics

  • Joomla!

  • JustGiving

  • MailChimp

  • Microsoft Outlook

  • PayPal

  • Show 7 more...

Geographies Served

  • United Kingdom


App features per category

Say hello to the most modern CRM made especially for charities.

Save time. Save money. Heck, save lives. Beacon helps you do it all faster, more accurately, and really, really easily.

  • Fundraising

Branded donation forms, grants, major gifts, legacies, funds, JustGiving integration, recurring payments, Gift Aid.

  • Memberships

Branded membership forms. Accept renewals, single or recurring payments, request additional donations, allocate member numbers.

  • Events and Ticketing

Track event attendance. Sell tickets via branded ticketing forms. Limit availability, time slots, group tickets, and request additional donations.

  • Email integrations

Integrate with Mailchimp, dotdigital, and Sendgrid for communicating with your contacts at scale.

  • Finance

Integration with Xero, flexible reporting, auto-allocate income streams, batch entry, auto-payout tracking from payment providers.

  • Case Management

Bring your service data into one place. Track enquiries, ongoing use, and activities over time. Flexible enough for anything.

  • Volunteering

Track availability, skills, interests, and manage volunteer applications. Handle references, emergency contacts, and much more.

  • Grantmaking

Manage awarding grants and bursaries from enquiry to evaluation.

  • Developer API

Access a fully-documented API to build bespoke Beacon-powered features.

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