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 Center on Healthcare
2016
Stanford University $284,559
Project Description:

For grant-related contracts under grant #14022 accrued in FY16.

Website:http://www.stanford.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Teachers College Columbia University $108,500
Project Description:

To support updates and dissemination of the Understanding Fiscal Responsibility curriculum to help high school students understand the facts, significance, and consequences of the nation's fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.tc.columbia.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2016
The Aspen Institute $100,000
Project Description:

To support a research project on the future of work, which will identify the challenges for workers in the sharing economy and incentives for traditional businesses to invest more in their workers.

Website:http://www.aspeninstitute.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
The Brookings Institution $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2016 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
The Brookings Institution $375,000
Project Description:

To support a new version of the budget game The Fiscal Ship, which challenges players to put the federal budget on a sustainable course.

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2016
University of Washington Foundation $631,926
Project Description:

To support research on the drivers of US health expenditure, and the development of models to forecast future healthcare spending

Website:http://uwfoundation.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Urban Institute $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2016 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

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Peterson Foundation
2016
Urban Institute $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support technical improvements to the Tax Policy Center’s models and expanded capacity for analyzing macroeconomic effects of tax reform and the effectiveness of tax policy

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Peterson Foundation
2016
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars $400,000
Project Description:

To support a new version of the budget game Fiscal Ship, which challenges players to put the federal budget on a sustainable course.

Website:https://www.wilsoncenter.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2015
American Action Forum $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2014 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2015
American Action Forum $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2015 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2015
American Action Forum $250,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive 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
2015
American Enterprise Institute $250,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive 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 Center on Healthcare
2015
Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation $250,000
Project Description:

To support the 2015 Health Matters Summit.

Website:http://www.clintonfoundation.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Bipartisan Policy Center $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2015 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Bipartisan Policy Center $17,000
Project Description:

To support the 2015 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Bipartisan Policy Center $250,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive 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
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Bipartisan Policy Center $1,237,000
Project Description:

To support healthcare research on high-need patients, in partnership with the Harvard School of Public Health and the National Academy of Medicine.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Center for American Progress $250,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive 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
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Center for American Progress $440,000
Project Description:

To support the development of new policy ideas to contain federal and overall healthcare spending and improve the value and efficiency of Medicare and the healthcare system, and advance these ideas through outreach, education, and partnerships with policymakers and stakeholders

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2014 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities $50,000
Project Description:

To support a joint paper on mobility and economic growth in partnership with the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.

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Peterson Foundation
2015
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2015 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.crfb.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget $4,200,000
Project Description:

To support efforts to advance responsible fiscal policy and budget process reform through outreach and engagement efforts

Website:http://www.crfb.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Concord Coalition Corp. $1,000,000
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
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