2020 Seed Grant Awards

Submission Due Date: September 1, 2020

How will you make your mark?


To ignite innovative cardiovascular research projects that contributes to basic or clinical understanding of cardiovascular diseases. We encourage projects that initiate new interdisciplinary collaborations, work in areas of pediatric and obstetric related research, development of new methods or technology for heart and vascular biology, and research projects on sudden cardiac death.


Faculty/Instructor members of the Cardiovascular Institute

Only one proposal per PI/ Instructor 


1 year term

Award amounts will be determined by committee and will range from $15,000 – $40,000

Materials to Submit

Cover page listing title, PI, co-PI, and co-investigators

Biosketch (PI, co-PI, co-investigators)

Two-page proposal plus one page of references (maximum)

Budget justification: Provide a simple breakdown of total funds requested and intended use. No restrictions apply.

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David Preston, MA, MBA

Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Research Institute and the Steven M. Gootter Foundation

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