What is Beacon?

Beacon is a management system designed by u3as, for u3as. It provides a simple interface for managing members, groups and finances. Beacon is available to all u3as in the UK that wish to take advantage of it.

See below for a more detailed explanation of the Beacon System and its benefits.


Video - How Beacon Works - A Quick Demo

This short video will help you understand the power of Beacon and why it's a valuable tool that can make managing your membership database easily.

The video gives you an overview of the benefits of using Beacon:

  • Beacon is online and always available from any device
  • Beacon brings security for your records
  • Beacon reduces the workload of your committee and volunteers
  • Beacon is simple to operate for users
  • Beacon gives easy continuity when people change roles

The video also covers the key functions of Beacon:

  • u3a membership management
  • u3a groups management
  • u3a finance management
  • u3a communications by email

For a more in-depth presentation on Beacon, get in touch with the Beacon team using this email address:  info@beacon.u3a.org.uk.