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
2011
American Enterprise Institute $200,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive and specific solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://www.aei.org
See all American Enterprise Institute grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
American Society for Public Administration $30,000
Project Description:

To support the 2011 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
See all American Society for Public Administration grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Bipartisan Policy Center $200,000
Project Description:

To support the establishment of the Debt Reduction Task Force to develop a long-term budget plan to reduce projected federal debt and place the United States on a sustainable fiscal path, which was incorporated into the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Bipartisan Policy Center $200,000
Project Description:

To support post-launch activities of the Debt Reduction Task Force's development and dissemination of its long-term budget plan to reduce projected federal debt.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Center for American Progress $355,919
Project Description:

To support studies of health care cost containment strategies, including payment bundling and accountable care organizations.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Center for American Progress $200,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive and specific solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Center for Practical Bioethics $220,000
Project Description:

To support the development of a business plan for the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), a new organization focused on improving end-of-life care.

Website:http://www.practicalbioethics.org
See all Center for Practical Bioethics grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Comeback America Initiative $3,100,000
Project Description:

To support an initiative to address federal fiscal issues by engaging the public and assisting policymakers on a non-partisan basis to help solve America's long-term fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.tcaii.org
See all Comeback America Initiative grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Concord Coalition Corp. $60,000
Project Description:

To support the creation of the Peter G. Peterson Fiscal Internship Program, to establish and support an internship program in 2010 for undergraduate and graduate students.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Concord Coalition Corp. $47,000
Project Description:

To support the 2011 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
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Peterson Foundation
2011
Concord Coalition Corp. $75,000
Project Description:

To support the Fiscal Solutions Tour, a follow-up to the Fiscal Wake Up Tour that is designed to engage the public, the media, and policymakers in dialogue about our nation's future and potential solutions to the current fiscal challenges that we face.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Concord Coalition Corp. $1,408,900
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
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Economic Policy Institute $200,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive and specific solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://www.epi.org
See all Economic Policy Institute grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Henry L Stimson Center $500,000
Project Description:

To support an analysis of alternative defense strategy and mission choices as part of the Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense program.

Website:http://www.stimson.org
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Peterson Foundation
2011
Hope Street Group $48,500
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
See all Hope Street Group grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Institute for Healthcare Improvement $269,371
Project Description:

To support the "How Will We Do That?" symposium to examine how to build low-cost, high-quality health care in communities across the United States.

Website:http://www.ihi.org
See all Institute for Healthcare Improvement grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics $35,000
Project Description:

To support the NABE Foundation's work with NABE's 2011 Economic Policy Conference, a national event addressing the nexus of economics, business, and policymaking.

See all NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
New America Foundation $300,000
Project Description:

To support the Moment of Truth Project at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget to advance responsible fiscal policy and budget process reform through outreach and engagement efforts.

Website:http://newamerica.net/
See all New America Foundation grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
New America Foundation $500,000
Project Description:

To support the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget to advance responsible fiscal policy and budget process reform through outreach and engagement toward policymakers, opinion leaders, media, and the public.

Website:http://newamerica.net/
See all New America Foundation grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Nuclear Threat Initiative $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support the "Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance" (CORDS) initiative, which links regional disease surveillance networks to improve global capacity to respond to infectious diseases, and the Nuclear Materials Security Index, a benchmarking project of nuclear materials security conditions on a country-by-country basis.

Website:http://www.nti.org
See all Nuclear Threat Initiative grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $225,000
Project Description:

To support research that examines global aggregate public debt projections under likely scenarios through 2030, discusses the implications of these issues for the United States, and investigates the potential long-term impact across global economies.

Website:http://www.piie.com
See all Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Project HOPE $50,000
Project Description:

To support a *Health Affairs* conference and publication of case studies on innovative projects addressing health care costs and quality.

Website:http://www.healthaffairs.org
See all Project HOPE grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Rice University $25,000
Project Description:

To support a conference examining the historical economic effects of debt crises, the looming fiscal crisis in the United States, and potential solutions.

See all Rice University grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute $200,000
Project Description:

To support the Roosevelt Institute Campus Network's development of comprehensive and specific solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://www.rooseveltcampusnetwork.org
See all The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
The Heritage Foundation $200,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive and specific solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://www.heritage.org
See all The Heritage Foundation grants

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