Child Health Awards.

NCPHA was very excited when the NC GlaxoSmithKline Foundation marked the 25th anniversary of the Foundation’s Child Health Recognition Awards and doubled the awards to $40,000 in 2019. The increase reflects the new awards levels for future awards. Read more.

Award Categories

THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Will be given to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to improving children’s health services through a series of achievements over a period of time. The award will consist of a monetary grant of up to $4,000 to be given to the state public health association for scholarship in the name of the award recipient.

THE INDIVIDUAL RECOGNITION AWARD

Will be given to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to improving children’s health services through a single effort. The award will consist of a monetary grant of up to $4,000 to be given to the state public health association for scholarship in the name of the award recipient.

THE LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT RECOGNITION AWARD

Will recognize local health departments that have developed an innovative program that has produced measurable, sustainable outcomes. All local health departments, as defined by NCGS 130A-2(5) are eligible for consideration. Up to three local health departments will receive awards consisting of monetary grants of up to $10,000 to be used by the grantees for activities such as special projects, staff development or educational materials.

THE PUBLIC HEALTH STAFF RECOGNITION AWARD

Will be given to an individual (no teams) who is either a full-time or part-time employee or retiree of a local health department in recognition of outstanding service in preventive health activities in their local community. Awards will be made consisting of monetary grants of up to $2,000 to be used by the grantee for activities such as special projects, personal development or educational materials

The Fine Print

How it Works

Nominations for the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Child Health Recognition Awards Program may be made by anyone who has sufficient knowledge about the individual’s activities or local health department’s services.

Nominations are evaluated by a selection committee made up of health care professionals. Each year the awards program focuses on a specific area of child health services delivery.

The selection committee will make its decisions after considering how well nominees:

 

  • Assessed their community’s needs.
  • Obtained measurable results.
  • Efficiently used resources.
  • Used innovative approaches.
  • Collaborated with others.
  • Improved access to services.

Download a nomination form for all of the above awards. Once you complete the form, please submit it here. Completed nominations must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, July 12, 2024. Please contact the NCPHA office if you have any questions at (919) 828-6205.  Click here for the seven questions that need to be uploaded to the nomination form.