Ways to Give

Help save lives and drive heart health innovation.

The gift to change a lifetime

Because of your heartfelt donations, our investigators get the support they need to make new discoveries and implement transformational programs that help people live longer and healthier lives.

As a donor, you’ll play a crucial role in helping to educate the next generation of cardiovascular professionals through MHIF’s internship program. You’ll also make it possible to share and exchange our research findings, accelerating its impact within our community and beyond.

Your gift will help us continue to advance research and education that is improving and saving lives.

Areas of work that need of your support

Below are the MHIF centers for which we are currently seeking funding. Please choose one of these, or make an unrestricted gift to support the areas of highest priority and greatest need, when making your donation.


Center for Coronary Artery Disease

Decreasing the burden of coronary artery disease through research, innovation and education so patients can be successfully treated.

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Valve Science Center

Providing life-saving solutions for valvular heart conditions through our world-class research and education center.

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Penny Anderson Women’s Cardiovascular Center

Advancing the understanding of heart and vascular disease in women, how to prevent it and how to optimize patient care.

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Nolan Family Center for Cardiovascular Health

Determining the optimal approach to preventing heart and vascular disease, not just for our patients, but for patients around the world. 

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MHIF Physician-Initiated Research

MHIF research physicians conduct their own research studies to answer critical heart and vascular health questions that might otherwise go unanswered.

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Global Outreach

Our International Cardiac Outreach Research & Education Program focuses on global heart disease prevention and treatment for impoverished children.

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Honor Someone Special

Making a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor a loved one that has been impacted by heart disease. You can also honor or recognize a physician, researcher or caregiver that has served you or someone in your life by establishing a gift in their name. Your gift will not only be a meaningful and lasting tribute, but will help make a difference in the lives of those we serve now and into the future.

Interested in donating cryptocurrency?

Donating cryptocurrency directly to the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) is more tax efficient and can save you money.

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