Each year the Heart Foundation actively seeks opportunities with government, corporate, education and research institutions and other charities to maximise our opportunities to fund outstanding research.
The Heart Foundation is extremely proud of the co-funding partnerships established with the following affiliates and acknowledges their contribution towards supporting valuable cardiovascular research.
beyondblue: the national depression initiative
beyondblue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia. The Heart Foundation and beyondblue partnership aims to build research capacity and contribute to better understanding of the links between depression and cardiovascular disease.
Find out more at the beyondblue website.
Diabetes Australia was established in 1937 as a support group but how forms a large group of organisations dedicated to improving the health of consumers and reducing the impact of diabetes.
Find out more at the Diabetes Australia webite.
Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research
The Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research was formed in 1994 as part of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA). The High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia is associated with cutting-edge research into the causes, prevention and treatment of high blood pressure.
Find out more at the Foundation for High Blood Pressure website.
National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The NHMRC leads the development and maintenance of public and individual health and ethical standards with significant achievements spanning over six decades. It is the primary body for funding prestigious health-related research in Australia, aiming to enhance the health of all Australians.
Find out more at the NHMRC website.
National Institute of Clinical Studies (NICS)
NICS is Australia s national agency for improving health care by helping close important gaps between best available evidence and clinical practice. NICS aims to improve the health of all Australians by supporting health professionals to understand and overcome barriers to applying evidence.
Find out more at the NICS website.
National Stroke Foundation
The National Stroke Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works with the public, government, health professionals, patients, carers and stroke survivors to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.
Find out more at the National Stroke Foundation website.
Heart Kids Australia
HeartKids Australia works to reduce the incidence of childhood heart disease and reduce mortality rates, as well as offer support, encouragement and hope to families of children with Heart Disease, and raising awareness and vital funding into research.
Find out more at the Heart Kids website.