Call for Proposals

2019 Independent Call for Research Proposals

The Children’s Heart Foundation's independent Call for Research Proposals is now closed. 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 recommended will receive funding in December 2019.

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.

To submit a research application for the next round of Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards, visit