The GSK IMPACT Awards for Greater Philadelphia annually honors up to ten local nonprofit organizations with $40,000 each in recognition of their exceptional achievements, overall excellence and best practices in contributing to a healthier Greater Philadelphia Region.

For nonprofits serving this community:

Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and/or Philadelphia counties.

Priority given to:

IMPACT nonprofits (those that are Innovative, Measured, Partnered, Accountable, Community-centered and Transformative) which address at least one of the following social determinants of health: community safety, education, employment, family and social support, housing and built environment and/or nutrition and physical activity. Please see full award description for specific program details by category.

Requirements for award applicants:

  • Annual gross revenue of at least $160,000 for previous and current fiscal year and no more than $5 million for previous and current fiscal years. Does not include in-kind donations.
  • 501c3 status
  • See additional mandatory requirements listed in full award description guidelines to be reviewed before registration and presented in online information sessions
  • NOT open to:
    • GSK charitable grantees for 2020 calendar year
    • GSK IMPACT Award recipients in 2018 or 2019
    • Categories of health care professionals listed in the full award description.

Amount of Awards:

Up to 10 nonprofits will be awarded $40,000 each in unrestricted funding.

2020 Timeline:

Registration Period — Feb. 10 to Feb. 21
Application Deadline — April 6
Finalists Selected — May
Winners Selected — August
Awards Ceremony — November

Questions about this award:


Registration deadline:

5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2020



Step 1: Information Sessions

Interested applicants are encouraged to attend one of the two online information sessions to learn more about the IMPACT Awards program.


The first session will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wed., Feb. 12, 2020. The second session will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Tues., Feb. 18, 2020. To join one of these sessions, dial 857-207-4197. When prompted, enter the passcode 42016020#.


Step 2: Register

Organizations must register online using Philadelphia Foundation’s portal.   GSK will approve or decline your organization’s registration. The deadline to register is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.


Step 3: Apply

The application deadline is April 6, 2020. If your organization’s registration is approved, you will be sent an email with information to access the portal again to complete the application for a GSK IMPACT Award.

Step 4: Site Visits

Finalists will be selected in the spring for summer site visits from a panel of local and national community health experts and GSK representatives.