As part of our outstanding programmes, charities tackle the pressing issues they’re facing by harnessing the experience of business experts. We help individuals to apply their professional skills to those who need it, and to grow their own skills as part of a team of advisors who we affectionately call ‘Pilotlighters’.

Our highly experienced staff are there every step of the way, so charities are totally supported while business and individuals know they are giving back more effectively.

Our programmes

Most of our programmes are delivered virtually via zoom. Pilotlight 360 involves a combination of in-person and virtual meetings typically.

Pilotlight 360

Our most comprehensive programme. Over a 10 month period, four of our most senior and experienced Pilotlighters coach a charity leader and their board through the strategic challenges they face.

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Pilotlight Direction

A programme that explores a specific strategic opportunity. Over eight weeks, six Pilotlighters assess its viability and establish how it can be reached.

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Pilotlight Insight

A programme that provides insight on a specific business challenge. Over ten weeks, six Pilotlighters apply their analytical skills and expertise to explore an issue in depth and recommend solutions.

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Pilotlight Impact Day

A one-day event designed to explore innovative and practical solutions to a specific operational challenge. Multiple teams of Pilotlighters apply their knowledge and experience to create ideas and impact.

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Bespoke Programmes

Programmes designed to meet a specific need for either a Partner Charity or a Partner Business.

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Our Impact

At the end of the Pilotlight 360, 87% of charity leaders say their confidence in their role has increased.
Two years after participating in Pilotlight 360, 86% of charity leaders say Pilotlight has had a positive impact on the effectiveness of the services they deliver.
96% of Pilotlighters feel their understanding of other perspectives has increased by working with Pilotlight.