Our Charity partner
Founded in 1909, the Air League is the UK’s leading aviation, aerospace, and space charity that changes lives. It breaks down the barriers into these industries through its scholarships and outreach programmes. The Air League inspires, enables, and supports the next generation of aviation, aerospace, and space professionals from all backgrounds. By bridging the gap between education and industry the Air League impacts communities across the United Kingdom. Through its programmes and projects, the Air League increases social mobility, breaks down the perceived barriers and acts as a catalyst to spark the inspiration and realisation that opportunities and possibilities are accessible to anyone. Each year thousands of individuals around the UK benefit from Air League support, including disadvantaged youngsters and wounded and injured servicemen and women. Equally important is ensuring this next generation of aviation and aerospace leaders are at the forefront of developing greener and more sustainable technologies. The Air League supports the UK’s aviation and aerospace industries through Parliamentary events and position papers which articulate the advanced technologies and crucial industry skills which are vital to the economic success of the UK. The Air League’s annual programme of events and lectures provide members with insight across a broad spectrum of subjects and a unique networking opportunity.
Corporate members are organisations that support the Air League and its vision of changing lives through aviation. By becoming a corporate member, you will be directly supporting the UK’s leading aviation and aerospace charity and the life changing work it does. Through our tiered membership options, we can offer organisations and businesses of any size an unrivalled opportunity to raise their corporate profile as a supporter of the work we do, and the enduring benefit it brings to thousands of individuals across the United Kingdom each year. As well as supporting us to fulfil our vision and mission, corporate membership incorporates a wide range of unique benefits for your organisation and employees.
WHAT YOU’LL GET
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Demonstrate your organisation's commitment to corporate social responsibility or fulfil its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) responsibilities through bespoke programme support.
INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION
Through the Air League’s industry leading youth outreach programme, Soaring to Success, your business can develop a virtual module that showcases the work you do, and gives an in-depth understanding and further insight into roles and pathways available to thousands of young people each year.
The opportunity for your organisation to develop a volunteering programme that provides tangible and practical experiences for your staff, and that delivers measurable impact to individuals and communities through the Air League’s programmes and projects.
NETWORKING AND EVENTS
The opportunity for your employees to attend our annual calendar of events and lectures that provide insight across a broad spectrum of subjects and a unique industry networking opportunity for future and current professionals.
POSITIVE BRAND AWARENESS
As a corporate member of the Air League who supports our vision, mission, and what we stand for, we want to share our success with you and ensure the impact of our work is shared with your organisation.
Over the past decade, scholarships and bursaries worth over £2 million have been allocated to young people across the UK. We look for individuals that have a passion for aviation and aerospace and the determination to succeed. 2024 will see again changes to our scholarships and bursaries for which we will endeavor to deliver the maximum impact to our beneficiaries. New opportunities are already being introduced that will enhance the career pathways of future pilots, aspiring engineers and many other professional aviation disciplines. The Air League offers the broadest range of scholarships and bursaries in the UK, with over 120 opportunities being awarded annually.
Through corporate and individual membership, the Air League hosts an annual programme of networking events and lectures exclusively for current and aspiring aviation, aerospace and space professionals.
The annual calendar of events provides insight across a broad spectrum of subjects giving both military and civilian members a unique industry networking opportunity.
Our yearly calendar of events available for Members to attend and volunteer at include;
- The Young Aviators Dinner held at the RAF Club for young members to network with each other and meet industry representatives in a formal and celebratory environment.
- The Annual Reception held at the Terrace Pavilion of the House of Commons, bringing together industry professionals to celebrate achievements in aviation and present honours and awards.
- The Scholarship Awards Reception for each year’s Scholars to receive their Certificates and celebrate their achievements with a canape and drinks reception.
- The Royal International Air Tattoo, an opportunity for the Air League and volunteers to attract new membership and inspire the next generation of aviators.
- Various educational and informative aviation webinars and in-person talks and lectures.
- The Christmas Reception, a drinks reception to end the year for members to meet and network.
- In-person airfield and industry tours.
- Conferences from industry organisations and partners/sponsors.
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