Welcome to the Heart Foundation's Research Grants System

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The Heart Foundation is New Zealand's leading independent funder of heart research. With the generous support of our donors, we've invested more than $90 million into heart research since 1968.

The Heart Foundation is the charity that works to stop New Zealanders dying prematurely from heart disease. We are committed to funding vital research, promoting heart healthy lifestyles, and advancing cardiac care in this country.

New Research Grants portal/site is now live!

To support the work of our research community, we have launched a new research grants application portal. Click here to view our 2024 research funding opportunities and guides. 

Submit Grant Report by 22 February 2024
We are continuing to manage the submission of grant reports on this site. Please log in below to draft and submit your grant report for an approved Heart Foundation grant.

Closing dates and contact details (Please follow link above, to our new research funding portal)
Our closing dates for each grant type, are outlined in our 2024 research funding opportunities "Published Rounds'" page. Applications must arrive to the Heart Foundation, by 5pm on the closing date. Please do not hesitate to contact our Research Grants Liaison via email with any questions: researchgrants@heartfoundation.org.nz

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Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, if you are affiliated with a tertiary institution, District Health Board or other Heart Foundation-recognised organisation in New Zealand.

The Heart Foundation Mission is to Stop New Zealanders dying prematurely from heart disease, and Help people with heart disease to live full and productive lives. To be considered for funding your application must align with our Mission.

If you're not sure of your eligibility, ask by contacting the Research Grants System administrator.

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