Stanford Cardiovascular Institute Seed Grants

How will you make your mark?

The Stanford Cardiovascular Institute mission is to ignite new research and clinical applications to improve cardiovascular health. We strive to promote the exchange of ideas and collaboration among students, fellows, faculty, and scientists.

In keeping with this mission, the CVI is offering two calls for Seed Grant Proposals. We highly encourage proposals that establish new interdisciplinary collaborations. Focus on topics relevant to COVID-19 are welcome.

2020 Stanford CVI Seed Grant Competition: Maternal and Child Health

Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Research Institute, these proposals will be specific for cardiovascular research in the areas of maternal and child health.

2020 Stanford CVI Seed Grant Competition: Sudden Cardiac Death

Funded by the Steven M. Gootter Foundation, this proposal is in the area of sudden cardiac death.

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2020


Stanford faculty and instructor members of the CVI

Only 1 proposal per PI or joint PIs


1-year term

Award amount: $20,000

Materials to Submit

Please submit one PDF file containing the following in the order listed below:

File name format: Last name_CVI_2020.pdf

1)  Cover page:

Title of your project

Name of the PI(s), title, department, email address (please indicate corresponding PI)

Name of co-investigators, title, department, and email address

2)  Two-page Research Proposal: Figures not included in page total.

Arial or Helvetica font, size 11, with half-inch margins, single-spaced

Include PI name and project title on each page

3)  One-page References

4)  Budget Justification: simple breakdown of total funds requested and intended use. No restrictions apply.

5)  NIH-format biosketch: for PI, co-PI, and co-investigators

| Maternal Child Health Template |

| Cardiac Sudden Death Template |

Submission Deadline: October 1, 2020


David Preston, MA, MBA

Amanda Chase, PhD

Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

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

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