Pilot Grant Program

CAPS awards 2 to 4 pilot grants each year to CAPS affiliates and their collaborators. The purpose of the pilot grant program is to:

  • generate new lines of innovative, interdisciplinary, policy-relevant, and cross-institution research in CAPS signature and cross-cutting themes
  • encourage innovative team science in the demography and economics of aging
  • accelerate research and external funding success of CAPS affiliates

Each fall, CAPS affiliates receive a call for pilot proposals. Proposals are due in January.

Questions about the pilot program should be sent to CAPS@maxwell.syr.edu

Click on the links below for more information on the pilot grants awarded by CAPS.

 2020-2021

 Health Shocks and Changes in Spatial Proximity between Parents and Children

The Consequences of Disabilities in Late Middle Age for Consumption Well-Being

Medicare Part D and Disparities in Chronic Disease among the U.S. Elderly Population

Demographic, Geographic, and Temporal Trends in Co-Occurring Use Disorders and Mortality from Opioids, Other Drugs, and Alcohol among Middle-Age and Older Adults in the United States