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.

Learn how to apply for grant funding.

Grants

Awarding Organization Year Grantee Amount ($) Description
Peterson Foundation
2019
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $6,000,000
Project Description:

To support strategic communications and digital outreach activities [of the Peterson Institute for International Economics]

Website:http://www.piie.com
See all Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Nuclear Threat Initiative $5,000,000
Project Description:

To support NTI's effort to improve global nuclear security through research on nuclear materials security and the engagement and development of leadership networks of nuclear experts and policymakers worldwide

Website:http://www.nti.org
See all Nuclear Threat Initiative grants
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
See all Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Catalyst for Payment Reform Inc. $2,357,000
Project Description:

To support the adoption of performance-based healthcare purchasing strategies by employers to improve outcomes for workforces and reduce the cost of care.

Website:http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org
See all Catalyst for Payment Reform Inc. grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Net Impact $2,271,000
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.netimpact.org
See all Net Impact grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Northwestern University $2,225,000
Project Description:

To support the development of a shared decision making model for high-need patients

Website:http://www.northwestern.edu
See all Northwestern University grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Kaiser Family Foundation $1,527,000
Project Description:

To support the expansion of the Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker, a resource to monitor performance of the U.S. healthcare system

See all Kaiser Family Foundation grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Civica, Inc. $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support of a project to address high prices of life-saving medications

See all Civica, Inc. grants
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
The Volcker Alliance $1,000,000
Project Description:

To produce an annual budget scorecard to promote fiscal transparency and integrity in state governments

See all The Volcker Alliance grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Urban Institute $876,000
Project Description:

To support Tax Policy Center's quantitative analysis of tax expenditures and explanation of the associated policy issues

See all Urban Institute grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers $750,243
Project Description:

To support the scaling of an advanced preventive care model for chronically ill older adults

Website:http://www.camdenhealth.org
See all Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Economic Policy Institute $550,000
Project Description:

To support a public education and engagement effort dedicated to fiscal policy

Website:http://www.epi.org
See all Economic Policy Institute grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Brown University $524,435
Project Description:

To support a statewide healthcare improvement initiative in Rhode Island

Website:http://www.brown.edu
See all Brown University grants
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
See all Center for American Progress grants
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/
See all American Action Forum grants
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
See all American Enterprise Institute grants
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 $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
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
Economic Policy 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.epi.org
See all Economic Policy Institute grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research $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

See all Manhattan Institute for Policy Research grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Progressive Policy 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.progressivepolicy.org
See all Progressive Policy Institute grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Harvard University $234,620
Project Description:

To identify policy solutions to address excessive healthcare price increases in markets with limited competition.

Website:http://www.harvard.edu
See all Harvard University grants
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
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants

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