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
2022
Niskanen Center $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2021 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program

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Peterson Foundation
2022
Posse Foundation $5,000
Project Description:

To be used to support the Charity? core activities

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Peterson Foundation
2022
Progressive Policy Institute $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2021 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program

Website:http://www.progressivepolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2022
Research Foundation of the City University of New York $207,000
Project Description:

to develop and implement a series of sessions on the New York City budget and fiscal challenges with the incoming mayoral administration, led by the Institute for State and Local Governance

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Peterson Foundation
2022
The Brookings Institution $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2021 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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Peterson Foundation
2022
The Brookings Institution $272,000
Project Description:

to develop and support The Alice Rivlin Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Fiscal Policy

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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Peterson Foundation
2022
The Panetta Institute for Public Policy $15,000
Project Description:

To support the 2021 Jefferson-Lincoln Awards: An Evening to Honor Lives of Public Service

Website:http://www.panettainstitute.org
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Peterson Foundation
2022
The Rockefeller University $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2021 Celebrating Science Virtual Benefit, honoring Pfizer and featuring CEO Dr. Albert Bourla

Website:http://www.rockefeller.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2022
The Volcker Alliance $1,075,000
Project Description:

To research and report on best practices in managing state and local budgets during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on New York State and New York City

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Peterson Foundation
2022
Trustees of Tufts College $167,000
Project Description:

To produce and disseminate non-partisan analyses by leading economists on timely fiscal and economic issues

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Peterson Foundation
2022
Urban Institute $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2021 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program

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Peterson Foundation
2022
Urban Institute $100,000
Project Description:

To support Kids' Share, a project measuring spending on children in the federal budget

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Peterson Foundation
2022
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
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Peterson Foundation
2021
American Enterprise Institute $40,000
Project Description:

To develop resources for the Student Debt Smarter program to educate young people about public policies that affect college financing

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2021
American Enterprise Institute $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2020 Annual Irving Kristol Award Dinner

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2021
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
2021
Bipartisan Policy Center $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2020 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2021
Bipartisan Policy Center $1,500,000
Project Description:

To produce bipartisan research and analysis on fiscal and economic policy solutions, including policies to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2021
Brandeis University $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 27th Princeton Conference, which provides health care professionals the ability to discuss the most pressing issues in health policy.

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Peterson Foundation
2021
Business Executives for National Security $25,000
Project Description:

To support the general operations

Website:http://www.bens.org
See all Business Executives for National Security grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2021
Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers $25,000
Project Description:

To support the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs' 2020 annual conference "Putting Care at the Center"

Website:http://www.camdenhealth.org
See all Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
Center for American Progress $40,000
Project Description:

To develop resources for the Student Debt Smarter program to educate young people about public policies that affect college financing

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
Center for American Progress $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2020 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2021
Coalition to Transform Advanced Care $250,000
Project Description:

To support the replication of compassionate, coordinated healthcare models for individuals with advanced illness who are affected by Covid-19

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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2021
Coalition to Transform Advanced Care $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2020 National Summit on Advance Illness Care

See all Coalition to Transform Advanced Care grants

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