Syracuse Center for Aging and Policy Studies (CAPS)

The Center for Aging and Policy Studies (CAPS), a collaborative effort of Cornell University, Syracuse University, and the University at Albany, invites applications for Pilot Project funds to support projects that will be completed during the period July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023.

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


Who is eligible: Support is available to current affiliates of CAPS, to any faculty at the participating universities who seek to become an affiliate of CAPS, or for those interested in collaborating with CAPS affiliates.

Read the full call for proposals.