Visionary offers three types of membership.

Full member

  • Local sight loss organisations that support blind or partially sighted people in the UK
  • Access to all member benefits including voting rights
  • Application via membership form
  • Annual fee payable on application based on total annual income*, as set out below:

Band A (voluntary led or total annual income £50,000 or less) Free

Band B (total annual income £50,001 – £150,000) £30

Band C (total annual income £150,001 – £250,000) £50

Band D (total annual income £250,001 – £500,000) £150

Band E (total annual income £500,001 or more) £225

* Note that one off exceptional items can be excluded from total annual income for purposes of membership banding if disclosed upfront.

Associate member

  • Individuals or organisations in the wider sight loss sector including condition-specific organisations, and national organisations with an income of less than £5million
  • Application via membership form
  • Annual fees to be confirmed on application or based on a reciprocal membership agreement, free for individuals

National member

  • National umbrella organisations or not-for-profit organisations in the sight loss sector with an income of more than £5million
  • Access to limited member benefits including Visionary networks, fortnightly briefings, and annual conference
  • Application via CEO and membership form
  • Provides financial support to Visionary or operates under a reciprocal membership agreement