Single Ventricle Research Fund (SVRF)

Funding Agency:
Additional Ventures

The Single Ventricle Research Fund (SVRF) is an annual research award program that is solely focused on accelerating research and improving care for those with single ventricle heart defects through multi-year, high-impact grants. The SVRF grants awards annually to support research projects over up to three-year periods, and provides up to $600,000 in direct costs.

In its fourth cycle, the SVRF is hosting an open call, and welcomes any research with relevance to single ventricle. Resubmissions from previous cycles will also be accepted.

Letter of Intent Deadline: August 3, 2023

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Proposed projects must be led by principal investigator(s) who hold doctoral degrees (e.g. PhD, MD, PsyD, or equivalent doctorates). Eligible investigators include independent investigators at all levels (including those with Instructor or Assistant Professor status).

Collaborative proposals (e.g., includes multiple lead investigators who make significant contributions) are encouraged. One principal investigator must be selected as the primary contact, with all other lead investigators listed as co-investigators.

Up to five (5) co-investigators may be added to each project, and they must meet the same eligibility requirements as the principal investigator.

Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

August 3, 2023