Services | Projects

Governance

Supporting you to develop your organisation’s board with governance reviews, resolving governance issues, reviewing and updating policies, setting up new charities/companies, creating risk registers, board audits and more.

Interim Services

CEO, Director, COO interim services to help you with transition phases as you work towards recruitment of a permanent post holder, troubleshooting or short term development.

Strategic Planning

Support with producing organisation restructure proposals and coaching with implementation. Strategy and business planning facilitation and drafting of plans (Strategic plan recognised by Pilotlight business executives as ‘one of the best we have ever seen’).

Mentoring/Coaching

To support new and developing CEOs, Directors or managers in developing their confidence and leadership skills.

Fundraising

One-off or ongoing support with grant writing especially from trusts, foundations, lottery, and government/contracts and fundraising planning.

Organisational Development

Support, advice and practical help to develop your organisation including budget planning advice and creation of financial Procedures handbook; troubleshooting on risk planning and compliance on quality assurance; updating staff handbooks and staff appraisals/performance management processes; drafting annual reports, impact reports and developing Theory of Change; organising trademarks; undertaking evaluation of projects.

Sample of fundraising projects

  • Local government contract:  £400,000 – operational costs for recycling work over 2 years
  • National Lottery Community Fund: £450,000 over three years – operational running costs
  • Comic Relief: £10,000 – social and learning project activities
  • Charitable Trust: £30,000 – core and capacity building costs
  • City Bridge Trust: £142,000 over three years – elders and volunteering
  • WRAP: £33,000 – waste prevention activities
  • Veolia and Biffa Awards: £89,000 capital refurbishment project
  • Local Council Community Grant: £113,000 revenue costs over three years
  • Lloyds Foundation: £50,000
  • Awards for All: £10,000 – workshop training and community project activities
  • COVID-19 funding: Average £160,000 secured per client.

Sample of clients supported

Attlee Foundation

BLD Foundation 

Centre for Pan African Thought

Claudia Jones Organisation

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust

Institute for Food, Brain and Behaviour 

Tutu Foundation UK

Deaf Roots Association

ELMS (Mind) in Waltham Forest

Gifted Foundation

Hilldrop Community Resource

Lambeth Elders Association from Vietnam

Vincy Alliance MAS CIC

BioRegional

Cultural Capital CIC

London Community Resource Network

NLP Sports CIC

Women’s Health and Family Services

Wycombe Multi- Cultural Organisation

Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group

Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group

Plaistow South Big Local

Skills Enterprise

Vauxhall City Farm 

The Vine Project

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