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

The American Heart Association (AHA) and The Children’s Heart Foundation are pleased to announce this joint 2020 Request for Applications (RFA) to fund the AHA/CHF Congenital Heart Defect Research Awards (CHDRAs). 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. 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.

Application Deadline: Sept 22, 2020 by 3 PM Central time
Peer Review: Nov 2020
Notification of Awards: Dec 2020
Award Start Date: Jan 1, 2021

Click here for more information about the 2020 American Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation Request for
Applications (RFA).

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