The awards are designed to recognize success and achievements for existing work so you do not have to present a new project. The assessment is based on the work of the whole organisation and the
assessment will focus on excellence in the six areas of impact:
Once a year - check website
Charitable trust or foundation
Applicants must be:
• A registered charity by the deadline for applications. The organisation must also have existed for a minimum of three years by this date.
• Located and registered in the UK.
• Targeting community health needs in the UK. Community can be defined as a geographical community or a community of interest.
• Able to point to a track record of achievement in community health issues.
• Organisations with a total annual income between £80,000 and £2.5 million as shown in the most recent accounts (produced within ten months of your year end).
• Independently constituted from any national umbrella organisation.
* Organisations registered in the UK but working in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland can apply.
Previous GSK IMPACT Award winners can re-apply five years after winning
The following organisations are NOT eligible:
• Organisations principally concerned with broad social welfare work. The organisation must be able to demonstrate clearly the impact on its target community’s health.
• Research bodies
• Advice agencies
Up to ten winners will receive £30,000, with one overall winner receiving £40,000.
Up to ten runners-up will receive £3,000
Award winners will also be offered training and development valued at an average of £9,500 and have a film made about their work.
Read the GSK guidelines carefully and complete the online application form. Ensure you include all the information and attachments they request.
If you're shortlisted, you'll be visited by an independent assessor who'll spend half a day with you and then submit their report. A judging panel will then decide on the winners.