The GSK Impact awards recognise and reward charities that work to improve people’s health. The awards of funded by GlaxoSmtihKline, and managed in partnership with the King’s Fund. The awards reward small to medium sized charities that can point to a track record of achievement in community health issues.
In order to apply for the award, charities must be registered, at least three years old, and working in a health-related field in the UK. They must also have a total annual income of between £25,000 and £2 million.
Up to ten winners will receive £30,000 funding, and the overall winner will receive an extra £10,000. Up to ten runners-up will receive £3,000.
There is no requirement to present a new project, and the award money can be spent in a way that you decide. Additionally, award winners will be offered free training and development valued at up to £6,000.
Judges will be looking for evidence of innovation, management, partnership, achievement, community focus, and targeting need. You can view the guidelines and access the online application form by visiting the Kings Fund website.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 19th September 2014.