2017 winnersThe 10 winners of the 2017 GSK IMPACT Awards are:Basis Yorkshire – supporting female sex workers in Leeds and young people being sexually exploited or at riskCarers Leeds – providing services for unpaid carers who look after family, friends, or neighbours in LeedsCoventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre – offering support to people in Coventry who have experienced sexual or domestic abuseFirst Steps – a charity for people with eating disorders in DerbyshireHealthy n Happy Community Development Trust – an organisation running health development and promotion activities in South LanarkshirePAC-UK – offering support to those affected by adoptionSahir House – an HIV support, information and advice centre in MerseysideSight Cymru – supporting people in Wales who have lost or are losing their sight to live independentlyStudent Minds – helping university students to look after their own mental health and support friends experiencing mental health difficulties Tyneside Women’s Health – a charity providing services to help women in Tyneside improve their mental health and emotional wellbeing.The 10 winning charities will receive their awards at a ceremony at the Science Museum in London on 18 May. An overall winner will be named on the night and awarded an additional £10,000. Howard Lake | 28 February 2017 | News 10 charity winners of 2017 GSK IMPACT Awards announced 112 total views, 4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis13 Entries to the GSK IMPACT Awards were announced in July 2016.This year’s winners beat more than 400 other organisations who entered. Tagged with: Funding health Ten charities from across the UK have won the 2017 GSK IMPACT Awards for improving health and wellbeing in their communities. Each will receive £30,000 as part of the prize.This is the 20th anniversary of the awards, GSK’s flagship UK community investment programme. Run with The King’s Fund, the Awards have distributed more than £5.8 million to more than 420 charities since 1997. What the winners receiveAs well as the £30,000 in funding, winning charities receive access to free training and leadership development.They are also invited to join the GSK IMPACT Awards Network, a national network of more than 70 award-winning health and wellbeing charities working together to develop their leaders, find new ways of working and support others. Lisa Weaks, Head of Third Sector at The King’s Fund, said:“The GSK IMPACT Awards programme, which provides training and development opportunities as well as funding, has proved to be a great source of support for these charities. It’s also a wonderful way of highlighting the UK’s top community health and wellbeing charities and their amazing work taking place all over the country.”Next year’s GSK IMPACT AwardsEntries to the 2018 GSK Impact Awards will launch at the beginning of July 2017. 111 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis13 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.