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Supporting community health across the UK

At GSK we are committed to supporting the communities in which we work.

Our GSK IMPACT Awards, have been rewarding community health and wellbeing charities for the past 20 years, providing them with mentoring and financial support. This helps them to continue their vital work, making a real difference to people’s lives.


GSK IMPACT Awards 2017 map
GSK IMPACT Awards 2017 map
GSK IMPACT Awards 2017 map

GSK IMPACT Awards 2017 infographic

The GSK IMPACT Awards are GSK’s flagship UK community investment programme, forming a major part of our commitment to promote community health and wellbeing.

The awards have been running annually since 1997, and over the last 20 years, we’ve given nearly £5.9 million, to over 420 community health charities across the UK.  These awards recognise small to medium sized charities that make an incredible difference to many people’s lives right across the country.

Key facts

  • £5.9m

    To date we’ve given nearly £5.9 million to help community health charities across the UK.

  • 420

    charities across the UK have won awards for their work in community health.

  • 20 years

    In 2017, we are celebrating the 20th year of the GSK IMPACT Awards

Groundswell IMPACT 2016

Working in partnership with The King’s Fund, a leading independent health charity, the GSK IMPACT Awards recognise and promote the work of voluntary organisations with a proven track record in the challenging and demanding area of community healthcare. Awards are made on an annual basis, applications are made directly to The King’s Fund and in contrast to all other areas of the company’s programme of charitable support, awards can be used for core funding. Over 400 charities nationwide applied for GSK’s flagship UK community investment programme in 2017.

“The GSK IMPACT Award was one of the very best things that happened to our organisation.” Comment from previous winner

GSK IMPACT Awards Trailer

This is the 20th year of the annual GSK IMPACT Awards. To date we’ve given nearly £5.9 million to over 420 community healthcare charities across the UK. The awards are open to registered charities that are at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with a total annual income between £25,000 and £2 million. This film announces the ten winning charities for 2016 from over 400 applicants.