Pilotlight Case Studies

Partner Business case studies

Read how we partner with business to give charities the support they need to do more.


We’ve worked in partnership with Barclays for over 12 years, creating programmes that develop staff across the country and help charities overcome their strategic challenges.

Morgan Stanley

More than 250 Morgan Stanley’s employees have donated over 20,500 hours, leveraging their business skills to help over 100 charities overcome their most difficult strategic challenges. 


“We are delighted to be working in partnership with Pilotlight. Sodexo is proud to put small businesses and communities at the heart of its Social Value agenda."


Lendlease first partnered with Pilotlight to enable its senior managers to share their strategic knowhow with charities across the UK via Pilotlight 360.


The partnership between Pilotlight and Wesleyan first began in the summer of 2020 debuting a new bespoke programme. 

Partner Charity case studies

Read how our Pilotlighters amplify the impact charities can bring to the world.

Ensuring sustainability for Hijinx

20 June 2024

Hijinx is a theatre company pioneering, producing and promoting opportunities for actors with learning disabilities and/or autism productions across Wales.

Renewed support for Croydon Mencap

21 February 2024

Croydon Mencap supports parent carers of children and young people with any disability aged 0-25 and adults with a learning disability and their parents, carers and families. Services can range from support with mental health, loneliness, isolation and around the barrier that they face when trying to get into work.

Finding the balance for Nepacs

11 January 2024

Amanda Lacey, CEO of Nepacs reflects on the impact winning the Weston Charity Awards and Pilotlight 360 has had on the charity’s strategy going forwards.

SELFA's seven-year triumph

23 November 2023

In 2016 SELFA Children's Charity were recipients of a Weston Charity Award, which not only supported the organisation with a core grant of £6,500 from the Garfield Weston Foundation, but also began a period of transformation through the Pilotlight 360 programme.

Helping SNAPS engage a broad range of new corporate supporters

21 July 2023

"From a personal perspective and also the team’s perspective, to be able to go back and have full confidence in our plans to grow corporate support, following feedback from the Pilotlighters, allowed for a stronger pitch to recruit the additional team member required."

Giving Survivors Manchester a fresh perspective

21 June 2023

"We were blown away by the enthusiasm of the Pilotlighters as they worked up solutions to the brief we set them. We heard plenty of fresh perspectives and we had some of our own thinking challenged in a supportive setting. I now have concrete next steps and new ideas to work through with my team."

Impact Data

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