2019 Independent Call for Research Proposals
The Children’s Heart Foundation's independent Call for Research Proposals closed on June 7, 2019. 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 2019. Those selected to receive funding will receive a notification by December 22, 2019 (notification will be sent to the contact person listed on your application). More information can be found in our FAQs.
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 by September 19, 2019. 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.
To submit a research application for the next round of Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards, visit http://professional.heart.org/CHDResearchAwards.
"The Children's Heart Foundation's mission is well known in our field and the organization is held in high regard for its dedication to high quality and impactful research. CHF's commitment to improving the lives of children born with CHDs is unparalleled by any other organization in the country."
- Jennifer C. Romano, MD, Associate Professor and Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
"The Children's Heart Foundation helped get my research project off the ground. The families who contribute to the foundation should know that they have a real impact on science. I truly appreciate all the work that they do!"
- Patrick Y. Jay, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Genetics Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis