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Pathway to Impact Builder

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Answer these ten questions and we will email you a Word document with a draft Impact Summary and Pathway to Impact for you to edit and include in your grant application. If you have all the information you need at your fingertips, it should take no more than an hour to create a strong draft.

Take your time as some questions take you through a number of steps to revise your answers so that the text you submit is as strong as possible and you have the best possible first draft to work from. 



This has been developed for funding applications to UKRI, but will still provide a useful basis for the impact sections of applications to other funders. Get more guidance on how to write the impact sections of a grant proposal (if you are applying for EU funding try this version). Check out examples of impact summaries and pathways to impact on our Pathway to Impact Best Practice Library. For more advanced guidance on planning for impact in applications for funding in developing world contexts, see our guidance for GCRF applicants



Answer the questions and generate your draft


Answer the following 10 questions and we will turn your answers into a draft Impact Summary and Pathway to Impact in a Word document you can edit, ready for submission in your application. 


GDPR notice: Fast Track Impact stores your email address alongside your answers for the sole purposes of compiling and send you the draft document. This information will not be passed to any third party and will not be used by Fast Track Impact to contact you in future. By completing this form, you consent to your information being used in this way. If you wish to see the data held or you want your data to be deleted, please contact Madie (

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