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
2021
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research $174,000
Project Description:

To develop policy research papers on fiscal issues and solutions

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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2021
Milbank Memorial Fund $2,721,000
Project Description:

To help states build capacity to set and track growth targets for total healthcare expenditures

Website:http://www.milbank.org
See all Milbank Memorial Fund grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics $20,000
Project Description:

To support the NABE Foundation's 2020 Annual Meeting, a national event convening policymakers and business leaders to discuss fiscal and economic issues

See all NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
NALEO Educational Fund $25,000
Project Description:

To support the NALEO Virtual Leadership and Public Policy Academy for State Legislators

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Peterson Foundation
2021
National Academy of Social Insurance $15,000
Project Description:

To support an event honoring the public service of former economic and fiscal policymakers.

Website:http://www.nasi.org
See all National Academy of Social Insurance grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2021
National Association of Health Data Organizations $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2020 Health Care Data Summit

Website:http://www.nahdo.org
See all National Association of Health Data Organizations grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
National Tax Association $10,000
Project Description:

To support the annual Spring Symposium

Website:http://www.ntanet.org
See all National Tax Association grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
National Tax Association $10,000
Project Description:

To support the annual Conference on Taxation

Website:http://www.ntanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2021
Net Impact $3,070,000
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 Foundation
2021
New York City Partnership Foundation, Inc. $2,803,000
Project Description:

To support the economic recovery of New York City and small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

See all New York City Partnership Foundation, Inc. grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
Niskanen Center $92,000
Project Description:

To examine the political and economic factors affecting the nation’s long-term fiscal outlook

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Peterson Foundation
2021
Niskanen Center $5,000
Project Description:

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

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Peterson Foundation
2021
Progressive Policy Institute $5,000
Project Description:

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

Website:http://www.progressivepolicy.org
See all Progressive Policy Institute grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
The Brookings Institution $5,000
Project Description:

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

Website:http://www.brookings.org
See all The Brookings Institution grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
The Brookings Institution $150,000
Project Description:

To analyze the federal tax base and develop policy alternatives for the taxation of capital income

Website:http://www.brookings.org
See all The Brookings Institution grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
The Brookings Institution $250,000
Project Description:

To honor Alice Rivlin’s legacy on fiscal issues by supporting the creation of the Alice M. Rivlin Chair in Economic Policy

Website:http://www.brookings.org
See all The Brookings Institution grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
The Institute for College Access & Success $112,000
Project Description:

To develop resources for the Student Debt Smarter program to provide young people with information about college financing

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Peterson Foundation
2021
The Panetta Institute for Public Policy $15,000
Project Description:

General support grant in lieu of the dinner sponsorship

Website:http://www.panettainstitute.org
See all The Panetta Institute for Public Policy grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2021
University of Washington $2,250,000
Project Description:

To create the first nationwide dataset of U.S. healthcare expenditures and value at the county level

Website:https://www.washington.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2021
Urban Institute $5,000
Project Description:

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

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Peterson Foundation
2020
American Enterprise Institute $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Annual Irving Kristol Award Dinner

Website:http://www.aei.org
See all American Enterprise Institute grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
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
2020
Bipartisan Policy Center $53,000
Project Description:

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

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
Bipartisan Policy Center $200,000
Project Description:

To produce independent, bipartisan analysis of the sustainability of Social Security and Medicare and highlight the need for Public Trustees

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
Brown University $1,393,000
Project Description:

To support a statewide healthcare improvement initiative in Rhode Island

Website:http://www.brown.edu
See all Brown University grants

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