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How to Register or Login to Grants@Heart

Grants@Heart is the American Heart Association's Web-based system for applicants, grants officers, fiscal officers and awardees. You can access the system 24/7 with Internet connection and a Web browser.

To have access to Grants@Heart you must be a registered user.

  • You may save Grants@Heart as a favorite on your computer, but you will have to log in each time you go to the site (for security purposes).
  • For best system performance, we recommend you use Internet Explorer for PC or Safari for Mac. The AHA cannot guarantee system performance with other Web browsers.
  • Save your data often. The system will time out after 30 minutes of inactivity. You may lose data if you do not save often.


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The following steps are involved in an important authentication process:

  1. Go to the  Grants@Heart login screen.
  2. Under "First Time Users Register Here", click on Applicants.
  3. The New User Sign-Up screens displays.  Enter the required information. We suggest you write down the username and password you create. Your password must be at least six characters. The system is case sensitive.
  4. Click on Register at the bottom of the screen.
  5. You will be granted access to Grants@Heart and may now begin the application process. 
  6. On My Dashboard, click on the Application Administration navigation bar on the left-hand side and click on Create New Application to begin!


If you have previously registered with Grants@Heart, you can use your existing username/password. You can also update your profile, if needed, once you log in.

  1. Go to the Grants@Heart login screen.
  2. Enter your ID and Password.
  3. Click the Login button.

If you do not remember your login information, perform the following steps:

  1. Click on "Did you forget your ID or Password"?
  2. Enter your last name and email address.
  3. Click Submit.
  4. If you have created a security question and answer, the system will prompt you to answer the question.
  5. If you answer correctly, you can access the site by clicking the button to enter Grants@Heart.
  6. If you have not created a security question and answer, the system will send you an email. You must use the email address associated with your Grants@Heart user account.
  7. Close your Internet browser and Grants@Heart.
  8. Go to your e-mail. You will receive an auto-generated email from our Grants@Heart system with your username and temporary password.  The email will also have a link to log in to the system that reads, "CLICK HERE TO LOGIN". IMPORTANT: you must click on the link provided in the email. You will be prompted to change the password.  The "old" password refers to the temporary password which you received in the email. The new password you create must be at least six characters. The system is case sensitive.
  9. You will be required to update your profile and add a security question and answer.  Once you update your profile information, you will be granted access to Grants@Heart.
If the system does not recognize you, contact our staff at 214-360-6107 or send an email to

For information on how to apply for research funding, refer to the Application Instructions (PDF).

Your institutional grants officer is the only person who can submit your application to the AHA. It is important that you work with the grants officer to set an internal deadline, so that he/she can submit your application by the deadline date.