Call for Proposals

2020 Independent Call for Research Proposals

The Children’s Heart Foundation's independent Call for Research Proposals closed on June 12, 2020. Thank you to everyone who submitted research proposals for funding. The Medical Advisory Council of The Children’s Heart Foundation will review the proposals by late Fall 2020. Those selected to receive funding will receive a notification in December 2020 (notification will be sent to the contact person listed on your application). More information can be found in our Research Grant Program Guidelines.

Please contact with any questions regarding our research funding process.


AHA/CHF Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards

Scientists who are conducting research to prevent and treat CHDs are encouraged to submit applications for the next round of funding of the American Heart Association and The Children's Heart Foundation's joint Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards. The application categories align with standard AHA Predoctoral Fellowship, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Career Development Awards, and Transformational Project Awards. If you are a researcher that applied to our independent call for grants, we encourage you to also apply for the Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards.

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