Grants and Projects

The Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s mission is to increase awareness of the nature and urgency of key fiscal challenges threatening America’s future and to accelerate action on them. The Foundation works with leading policy experts, elected officials, and the public to build support for solutions to put America on a sustainable fiscal path. The Foundation supports innovative projects, through grants and partnerships to educate and engage Americans from a variety of perspectives.

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Grants

Awarding Organization Year Grantee Amount ($) Description
Peterson Foundation
2010
American Society for Public Administration $15,000
Project Description:

To support the 2009 ASPA Annual Conference to provide participants an opportunity to learn about public administration and recent developments in federal, state and local fiscal affairs.

Website:http://www.aspanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
American Society for Public Administration $30,000
Project Description:

To support the 2010 ASPA Annual Conference to provide participants an opportunity to learn about public administration and recent developments in federal, state and local fiscal affairs.

Website:http://www.aspanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
AmericaSpeaks $310,000
Project Description:

To support a national discussion on the fiscal future of the United States in 20 cities across the nation and provide citizens with an opportunity to consider options to address long-term budget challenges.

Website:http://www.americaspeaks.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
AmericaSpeaks $2,027,470
Project Description:

To support a national discussion on the fiscal future of the United States in 20 cities across the nation and provide citizens with an opportunity to consider options to address long-term budget challenges.

Website:http://www.americaspeaks.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Columbia University $49,000
Project Description:

To support a one-year fellowship at the Columbia Journalism Review to comment on the content and quality of media coverage of fiscal issues.

Website:http://www.cjr.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Concord Coalition Corp. $1,337,428
Project Description:

To support efforts to educate the public about the causes and consequences of federal budget deficits, the long-term challenges facing America's unsustainable entitlement programs, and how to build a sound foundation for economic growth.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Concord Coalition Corp. $46,560
Project Description:

To support the Youth Action Conference to engage Millennials in a discussion of fiscal issues.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Conference Board Inc. $603,616
Project Description:

To support the enlistment of senior corporate executives and next generation business leaders in fiscal reform efforts, online outreach, and events focused on long-term fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.ced.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Hope Street Group $10,000
Project Description:

To support the Bipartisan Working Group on Health Care Reform to address health care policies and disseminate findings in an effort to engage thought leaders in the areas of health care policy and cost containment.

Website:http://www.hopestreetgroup.org/index.jspa
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Institute for Healthcare Improvement $40,000
Project Description:

To support the symposium, "How Do They Do That? Low-Cost, High Quality Health Care in America," to learn from the experiences of high-value health care systems.

Website:http://www.ihi.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Mobilizing America's Youth $240,000
Project Description:

To support Mobilize.org's Democracy 2.0 Campaign and the 2009 "Millennial Return on Investment Summit," which explored the numerous financial issues facing America and the Millennial Generation's role in addressing them.

Website:http://www.mobilize.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
National Academy of Public Administration $226,621
Project Description:

To support the 2010 "Budgetball on the Mall" event in Washington D.C. to promote financial and fiscal literacy among college students.

Website:http://www.napawash.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Partnership for Public Service $35,000
Project Description:

To support a conference exploring the need for joint efforts by government and foundation leaders to improve the operational capacity and effectiveness of government.

Website:http://www.ourpublicservice.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $390,000
Project Description:

To support research on the international dimensions of the fiscal imbalances of the United States, including an appraisal of key creditor countries' international economic positions and policies.

Website:http://www.piie.com
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Teachers College Columbia University $2,447,596
Project Description:

To support the development of a new, comprehensive social studies and mathematics curriculum to help high school students across the United States understand the facts, significance, and consequences of America's fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.tc.columbia.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2010
WNET.org $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support "Our Unsustainable Future," a special year-long media initiative to address the critical fiscal issues that will determine the outcome of America's future.

Website:http://www.wnet.org
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