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
2019
American Academy of Political and Social Science $95,000
Project Description:

To support research on reform of the major programs in the U.S. entitlement system

Website:http://www.aapss.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
American Action Forum $3,509
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2019
American Action Forum $250,000
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://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2019
American Enterprise Institute $250,000
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
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Association for Budgeting and Financial Management $10,000
Project Description:

To support the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management 2018 Conference

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Peterson Foundation
2019
Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation $250,000
Project Description:

To support the execution of Up to Us™, a nationwide non-partisan initiative empowering college students to educate and engage their peers on America's fiscal challenges and the impact on their future.

Website:http://www.clintonfoundation.org
See all Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Bipartisan Policy Center $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Bipartisan Policy Center $23,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Bipartisan Policy Center $200,000
Project Description:

To support independent bipartisan analyses of the sustainability of Social Security and Medicare on behalf of the American public by two former public trustees

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Bipartisan Policy Center $250,000
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.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Business Executives for National Security $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2018 Eisenhower Award Dinner (in NYC)

Website:http://www.bens.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Center for American Progress $275,000
Project Description:

To support research on the economic effects of deficits and debt, and the development of a responsible long-term approach to U.S. fiscal policy

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Center for American Progress $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Center for American Progress $250,000
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
2019
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2018 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Center for Responsive Politics $53,693
Project Description:

To support the US 2050 project, which will explore demographic, fiscal, and socioeconomic trends that will shape the U.S. in the decades ahead

Website:http://www.opensecrets.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Center for Strategic & International Studies $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

See all Center for Strategic & International Studies grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Citizens Budget Commission $26,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Annual Dinner

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Peterson Foundation
2019
Clemson University $49,504
Project Description:

To support the US 2050 project, which will explore demographic, fiscal, and socioeconomic trends that will shape the U.S. in the decades ahead

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Peterson Foundation
2019
Colorado State University $49,340
Project Description:

To support the US 2050 project, which will explore demographic, fiscal, and socioeconomic trends that will shape the U.S. in the decades ahead

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Peterson Foundation
2019
Columbia University $49,114
Project Description:

To support the US 2050 project, which will explore demographic, fiscal, and socioeconomic trends that will shape the U.S. in the decades ahead

Website:http://www.cjr.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.crfb.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget $3,982,150
Project Description:

To advance responsible fiscal policy and budget process reform through policy research, outreach, and engagement efforts

Website:http://www.crfb.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Concord Coalition Corp. $1,000,000
Project Description:

To educate the public about the causes and consequences of federal budget deficits and how to build a sound fiscal foundation for economic growth

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Conference Board Inc. $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.ced.org
See all Conference Board Inc. grants

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