Funding

International Funding Agencies

The SHARE data collection has been primarily funded by the European Commission through the 5th framework programme (project QLK6-CT-2001- 00360 in the thematic programme Quality of Life) and through the 6th framework programme (projects SHARE-I3, RII-CT-  2006-062193, and COMPARE, CIT5-CT-2005-028857). Additional funding came from the U.S. National Institute on Aging
(U01 AG09740-13S2, P01 AG005842, P01 AG08291, P30 AG12815, Y1-AG-4553-01 and OGHA 04-064, IAG BSR06-11, OGHA04-064).

We thank, in alphabetical order, Giulia Amaducci, Hervé Pero, Ian Perry, Robert-Jan Smits, and Maria Theofilatou in DG Research, Directorate B 'European  Research Area: Research Programmes and Capacity' for their continuing support of SHARE. We are also grateful for the support by DG Employment, Social Affairs, and Equal Opportunities through Georg Fischer and Ruth Paserman, and by DG Economic and Financial Affairs through Declan Costello and Bartosz Pzrywara.

National Funding Agencies

Data collection for wave 1 was nationally funded in Austria (through the Austrian Science Foundation, FWF), Belgium (through the Belgian Science Policy Administration, Institute for the Promotion of Innovation by Science and Technology in Flanders), France (through CNAM, CNAV, COR,  Drees, Dares, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, le Commissariat Général du Plan) and Switzerland (through OFES, DUMSC, HEC, UNIL). The SHARE data collection in Israel was funded by the U.S. National Institute on Aging (R21 AG025169), by the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (G.I.F.), and by the National Insurance Institute of Israel.