Announcing the 2022 Heart to Heart Grant Finalists

by Katie Gates in Press Release

Alpha Phi Foundation introduces the 2022 finalists for the $100,000 Heart to Heart Grant to fund innovative, state of the art projects that address the need for specialized care and/or education to advance women’s heart health.

Alpha Phi Foundation is excited to announce the Top 4 Finalists for the 2022 Heart to Heart Grant. With the specialized expertise of our volunteer Medical Readers and the Heart to Heart Advisory Council, we have carefully reviewed all research and program proposals for this grant cycle. Meet our finalists below!

The 2022 Heart to Heart Grant Recipient will be announced in late-February 2022 during Heart Month. Thanks to the generosity of Leading With Heart donors, we continue our commitment to impacting the landscape of women’s heart health.

Meet the 2022 Heart to Heart Grant Finalists

The Houston Methodist Hospital logo superimposed on an image of the Houston Methodist Hospital buildingHouston Methodist Hospital Foundation

Houston, TX

Mission: Houston Methodist’s mission is to provide high-quality, cost-effective health care that delivers the best value to the people we serve in a spiritual environment of caring in association with internationally recognized teaching and research. The Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation was established to ensure that Houston Methodist has the support needed to achieve its vision for excellence in research, education, and patient care. Learn More →

The University of Chicago Medicine Logo superimposed on an image of the University of Chicago Medicine campusThe University of Chicago Medicine 

Chicago, IL

Mission: The University of Chicago Medicine (UCM), established in 1927, has a mission to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner with respect to each patient’s dignity and individuality. Located in Hyde Park, UCM plays a vital role in Chicago through the care that we provide for the economically and socially disadvantaged population living on the city’s South Side. Learn More →

The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Logo superimposed on an image of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine campusThe University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

Mission: The mission of the University of Pennsylvania is to strengthen the quality of education, and to produce innovative research and models of healthcare delivery by fostering a vibrant inclusive environment and fully embracing diversity. This encompasses the Perelman School of Medicine whose mission is to advance knowledge and improve health through research, patient care, and the education of trainees in an inclusive culture that embraces diversity, fosters innovation, stimulates critical thinking, supports lifelong learning, and sustains our legacy of excellence. Learn More →

The University of Washington Medicine logo superimposed on an image of the University of Washington Medicine campusUniversity of Washington Foundation/UW Medicine

Seattle, WA

Mission: To improve the health of the public. The 30,000 members of our community advance this mission through the excellence of their work in patient care, medical education, and research. UW Foundation is committed to increasing private giving to the UW and enhancing understanding among the UW’s alumni and other friends of the need for private giving to support excellence in programs throughout the University of Washington. Learn More →

To learn more about past Heart to Heart Grant recipients, click here

Women’s Heart Health Program

Through donors’ generosity and the Leading With Heart endowment campaign, Alpha Phi Foundation has granted over $1.4M to heart health-focused projects and organizations through the Heart to Heart Grant. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in North America. For 29 years, Alpha Phi Foundation has invested in female-focused cardiovascular research and educational initiatives through its annual Heart to Heart Grant. Learn more about our Women’s Heart Health Program.

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