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Charity information


By matching and managing teams of senior business people who donate their time, Pilotlight coaches local charities and social enterprises through a capacity building process to ensure sustainability.

Founded 1996

  • Mission statement

    Pilotlight is a charity that helps other charities grow. Specifically, we help entrepreneurial grassroots charities to become sustainable, to reach more people and even to replicate their solutions to other communities. We help them grow by managing teams of senior business people to coach charities through a process of building measurably more sustainable and efficient organisations. On average, two years after working with Pilotlight, charities help 60% more people. Charities working with Pilotlight grow six times the voluntary sector average. Pilotlight helps over 50 charities ever year. We want to double the number of charities we work with so helping over 100 charities a year reach more people more effectively.

  • Aims

    Pilotlight aims to:

    • To ensure strong and sustainable local charities and social enterprises.
  • Overview

    Established: October 1996

    Registered Charity Number: 1059660

    Board members: 13

    Full time staff: 18

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 315

    Phone number: 02073967414

    Address: 15-17 Lincoln's Inn Fields London W2A 3ED

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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