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
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 nonpartisan 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
Bipartisan Policy Center $65,000
Project Description:

To support the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program. (HOMEBASE)

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Foundation
2022
Brown University $1,000,000
Project Description:

To fund selected pandemic-related research projects through the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Pandemic Response Policy Research Fund

Website:http://www.brown.edu
See all Brown University grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2022
Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. $214,000
Project Description:

To further develop the Better Care Playbook, an online resource for stakeholders seeking to improve the quality and lower the cost of care for high-need patients.

Website:http://www.chcs.org
See all Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc. grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2022
Civica Foundation $5,000,000
Project Description:

To support a new initiative to make insulin affordable and available for high-needs and other patients

Website:http://www.civicafoundation.org
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2022
Coalition to Transform Advanced Care $250,000
Project Description:

To develop and disseminate care models for serious illness, and prepare policy recommendations that promote best practices

See all Coalition to Transform Advanced Care grants
Peterson Foundation
2022
Concord Coalition Corp. $750,000
Project Description:

To educate the public about the causes and consequences of federal budget deficits and the importance of building a secure fiscal foundation for economic growth

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2022
Conference Board Inc. $50,000
Project Description:

To support the 2022 Distinguished Leadership Awards Dinner, which recognizes business leaders who advocate for the nation's long-term interests.

Website:http://www.ced.org
See all Conference Board Inc. grants
Peterson Foundation
2022
Council for Economic Education $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2022 Visionary Awards, which honors leaders in the economic and financial education field.

See all Council for Economic Education grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2022
Harvard University $75,000
Project Description:

To develop and disseminate a toolkit to support effective implementation of innovations in healthcare

Website:http://www.harvard.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2022
Issue One $250,000
Project Description:

To support education and awareness about bipartisan reforms to the federal election certification process.

Website:http://www.issueone.org
See all Issue One grants
Peterson Foundation
2022
NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics $20,000
Project Description:

To support a 2022 national event convening policymakers and business leaders to discuss fiscal and economic issues. (CONFERENCE)

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Peterson Foundation
2022
National Tax Association $10,000
Project Description:

To support the annual Spring Symposium

Website:http://www.ntanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2022
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $2,500,000
Project Description:

To support non-partisan research and analysis on global and domestic fiscal and economic policy

Website:http://www.piie.com
See all Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics grants
Peterson Foundation
2022
Protect Democracy Project $250,000
Project Description:

To support education and awareness about bipartisan reforms to the federal election certification process

Website:http://www.protectdemocracy.org
See all Protect Democracy Project grants
Peterson Foundation
2022
University of Chicago $1,000,000
Project Description:

To fund selected pandemic-related research projects through the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Pandemic Response Policy Research Fund

Website:http://www.uchicago.edu
See all University of Chicago grants
Peterson Foundation
2022
University of Southern California $1,000,000
Project Description:

To fund selected pandemic-related research projects through the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Pandemic Response Policy Research Fund

Website:http://www.usc.edu
See all University of Southern California grants
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

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