Vanguard Grants

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Heart Foundation Vanguard Grants provides funding to test the feasibility of innovative concepts. In 2019, this award has been extended to include basic and/or biomedical research. The Heart Foundation welcomes applications in biomedical, clinical, public health or health services research.

They are available to researchers for concept studies with the potential to improve cardiovascular health in the short term.

Vanguard Grants encourage research and innovation in clinical or public health interventions and cardiovascular health practices. They are designed to facilitate feasibility testing that may lead to larger, more rigorous testing in the future. The projects will provide tangible outcomes with the potential to improve cardiovascular health.


Open to all cardiovascular researchers


1 year


Up to $75,000

How to apply

All applications must be submitted via the Research Portal

The portal will open for applications on 1 April 2019 and Friday 17 May 2019 at 5:00pm AEST. Applications must be endorsed by the Administering Institution by this date.

Eligibility Requirements can be found here

Further information on how to apply is coming soon. 

More information

Contact the Research Team: 


Tel. (03) 9321 1581