Press Coverage

2014

23 June The Guardian: Five ways charities can engage long-term donors
19 June Community Newswire: Business leaders ‘seek skills help’ from charities
19 June City Philanthropy : New research unlocks life-long philanthropic potential of busy executives
18 June Alliance Magazine : Pilotlight and the Weston Charity Awards – what happens when you launch a brand new award for charities?
17 June Civil Society: Business leaders understand sector better and give more after volunteering
17 June Charity Times : Two-thirds of business leaders volunteer at charities
17 June HR Magazine : Two-thirds of business leaders volunteer to improve skills
17 June UK Fundraising : Don’t leave ‘philanthropic journeys to chance’
17 June Third Sector: Nearly half of business leaders ‘concerned about professionalism of charity heads’
17 June Alliance Magazine : Philanthropic Journeys: a new approach to studying philanthropy
9 June News guardian : Business mentors to help charities
5 June Hartlepool Mail : Business mentors to help charities
4 June Media Trust : Business mentors to help charities
4 June Fundraising UK: 6 North East charities win new business coaching awards
4 June Civil Society: Northern charities win mentoring prize
16 May Morgan Stanley : Community Links Team Wins First Morgan Stanley UK Strategy Challenge
27 March Financial News: The 22p-a-day breakfast challenge
25 March Bloomberg Businessweek: Four UK Charities to Receive Pro Bono Advice from Morgan Stanley’s Strategy Challenge
20 March Morgan Stanley : Morgan Stanley teams up with Pilotlight to deliver its first UK Strategy Challenge
5 March Daily Record: Active Communities is part of the Legacy 2014 Pilotlight programme
30 January Charity Times: Nearly two-thirds of charities in the North East hit by cuts
30 January Civil Society: Charities in North East are losing confidence to apply for grants, suggests research
30 January Third Sector: Two-fifths of smaller charities in north-east say they lack staff to apply for funding
30 January Spear's: Garfield Weston launch charity awards to recognise the small but mighty
29 January Alliance Magazine: Pilotlight: New award supports charities across North East
29 January Star Radio: North East Charities Hit By Government Cuts
29 January VONNE: New charity award offers help to charities across the North East
29 January Fundraising UK: Weston Charity Awards to benefit charities in NE England
29 January The Garfield Weston Foundation: Weston Charity Awards offers help to charities in the North East

2013

18 November The Sunday Times: Business volunteers share their experiences
13 August Spear's: Pilotlight’s Commonwealth Games project captures attention
1 August City AM: Philanthropy and the city
27 February Dorset Business: Bosses are helping charities, survey finds
27 February MSN Money: Bosses dig deep to fund charities
27 February Civil Society: Personal connections still rule in donors’ acknowledged motivations
27 February Third Sector: Personal connection to a cause is key reason for giving, says Pilotlight research
27 February Charity Times: New survey reveals why the rich give
27 February The Guardian: People give to the charities that show donations make a difference
27 February Spear's: Pilotlight reaches ten years of connecting City folk and charities
2 January The Guardian: How to communicate effectively with the media

2012

5 November The Scotsman: This week is dedicated to pro bono services
22 October The Herald: Pilotlight marking five years of aiding charities
18 October Social Enterprise Live: Is social enterprise the answer for struggling charities?
17 October BVSC 4 Community: Free guide can help charities adopt social enterprise approach
15 October Thomson Reuters Trust Law: Social Enterprise – Growing interest among UK charities in becoming social enterprises
15 October Civil Society: Charities’ interest in becoming social enterprises growing
15 October Spears: Why social enterprise guide launched
15 October Charity Times: Guide launched to help charities become more socially enterprising
6 September Civil Society: Why paying to volunteer works
16 August Alliance magazine: Connecting corporates and communities for lasting Olympic legacy
9 August The Guardian: How the Olympics brought local charities and global brands together
26 June Third Sector Magazine: What is the legacy of the Olympics for local charities?
7 June Fundraising Magazine: Meet the funders: Graham Clempson (Pilotlight Trustee)
10 May Civil Society: Olympic sponsors mentoring charities showing results
8 May Guardian: Helping charities to tap into Olympic talent
2 March Financial Times: How to give it: Mark Aedy

2010

23 November Evening Standard: Pilotlight is showing the way for charities
21 November Scotland on Sunday: Coverage of auction
19 November Financial Times, How to Spend It: Launch of Pilotlight auction
14 May Philanthropy UK's Bulletin: New ‘mark’ tells donors about ‘Pilotlight effect’ that is growing sustainable charities
1 May Coutts: Fiona Halton - three little hours
10 April The Times: More leaders at Pilotlight
9 April Business 7: 47% more business leaders contact Pilotlight Scotland
5 March Western Mail: First Pilotlight in Wales to aid charities
1 March Western Mail and South Wales Echo: Firms join Pilotlight Cymru
1 January Coutts magazine: Hands Off To Be Helpful - interview with London Pilotlighter Nick Gornall

2009

1 December Philanthropy UK Newsletter: What Better Gift To Philanthropy
17 September Business in focus: Pilotlight Cymru sparks a brighter future for charities through closer links with business
1 July Newsletter: Giving by Numbers - How Measuring Social Impact Adds Up
6 May Guardian: Small Bodies Deserve a Fair Chance
30 March Financial Times: Surge in Charity Advice Work From Executives
24 February Third Sector: My Week
3 January Financial Times: Fiona Halton: How to Give It

2008

27 December The Times: Shaken Foundations
19 December The Times: Becoming a Business Can Free Charities
1 December Philanthropy UK: A Guide to Giving, Third Edition
20 November Spear's Wealth Management Survey: Payback Time
15 November Edinburgh Evening News: We're in debt but don't panic, the man from HBOS is here!
17 October The Times: Learning the Crucial Lessons of Succeeding as a Charity
30 August Financial Times: How To Give It, Graham Clempson
2 July Spectator Business: Charity begins at work as business gets on board
1 July Director Magazine: Partnerships
1 July The Herald: Pilotlight beefs up The Jeely Piece Club
30 March The Times: Bringing a business head to a good cause
1 February BBC2: Working Lunch report on Pilotlight
12 January Financial Times: Helping charities gain management skills
8 January The Guardian: Voluntary organisations that profit from business values
3 January BBC Scotland: Charity 'time is money' plan

2007

23 December Scotland on Sunday: Charity begins in the workplace
1 December Philanthropy UK Newsletter: Pilotlight Expands Across UK
19 October Third Sector: Pilotlight ponders opening two new offices
19 October Financial Times: Time is Money
13 September Edinburgh Evening News: Pilotlight goes out of its way to aid charity
12 September The Herald: Corporate executive input to Pilotlight
7 September Philanthropy UK: Pilotlight sparks interest in Scotland
7 September Third Sector: Pilotlight takes message north of border
2 September Scotland on Sunday: Scots business gurus urged to back 'venture philanthropy'
29 August BBC Online: Tycoons whip charities into shape
1 July Financial Times: Business buys into giving something back

2006

7 November Edinburgh Evening News: Pilotlight aims to brighten up the future for Scots charities
1 November Director Magazine: Cause and Effect