Top 5 Heart to Heart Finalists Announced

by Alpha Phi Foundation in Press Release

Each year, Alpha Phi Foundation awards a $100,000 Heart to Heart Grant in support of research and programming benefiting the advancement of women’s heart health. After thorough and careful review of many outstanding grant applications, we are proud to announce this year’s Top 5 Heart to Heart Grant Finalists:


Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Minneapolis, MN

Mission: To improve the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research and education. Learn more →


Starting Hearts
Avon, Colorado

Mission: To provide a platform for citizens, supporters, and community stakeholders to improve outcomes for sudden cardiac arrest victims through empowering education, widespread distribution of defibrillators in public locations, and activation of citizen first responders to confidently and capably provide early care when needed. Learn more →


University of Iowa 
Iowa City, Iowa

Mission: In the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the University of Iowa Health Care, the mission is to advance the healthcare of women by delivering excellence in personalized clinical care, superior education, cutting-edge scientific research, and dedicated service/leadership.  Their faculty conduct research is dedicated to improving the health of women at all stages of life.  Learn more →


University of Louisville 
Louisville, KY

Mission: The Division of Cardiology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine is a world leader in cutting edge research, widely regarded as a hot bed of cell therapy advances.  The mission of the division is to provide the highest quality patient care, perform paradigm-altering research, and educate future leaders in the field of cardiovascular medicine. Learn more →


Yale School of Medicine 
New Haven, CT

Mission: As a preeminent academic medical center that supports the highest quality education, research, and patient care, the Yale School of Medicine educates and inspires scholars and future leaders who will advance the practice of medicine and biomedical sciences. By advancing medical knowledge, they sustain and improve health, alleviate suffering caused by illness and disease, and provide outstanding care and services for patients in a compassionate and respectful manner. Learn more →


Alpha Phi Foundation will announce the Heart to Heart Grant Recipient in late February of 2018.

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

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