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
2020
Business Executives for National Security $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Eisenhower Award Dinner (in NYC)

Website:http://www.bens.org
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers $25,000
Project Description:

To support the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs' 2019 annual conference "Putting Care at the Center"

Website:http://www.camdenhealth.org
See all Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
Center for American Progress $400,000
Project Description:

To support policy research and analysis to reduce the costs and improve the quality of U.S. healthcare

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
Center for Health Care Strategies Inc $195,000
Project Description:

To expand and 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:https://www.chcs.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2020
Citizens Budget Commission $26,000
Project Description:

To support the 2020 Annual Dinner

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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
Coalition to Transform Advanced Care $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 National Summit on Advance Illness Care

See all Coalition to Transform Advanced Care grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget $25,000
Project Description:

To support an internship program honoring Ed Lorenzen.

Website:http://www.crfb.org
See all Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
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
2020
Conference Board Inc. $50,000
Project Description:

To support the 2020 Distinguished Performance 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
2020
Conference Board Inc. $50,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Distinguished Performance 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
2020
Council for Economic Education $282,000
Project Description:

To update and disseminate the Understanding Fiscal Responsibility curriculum to educate high school students on fiscal and economic issues

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Peterson Foundation
2020
Council for Economic Education $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Visionary Awards, which honors leaders in the economic and financial education field.

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Peterson Foundation
2020
Fiscal Challenge $61,000
Project Description:

To support a competition for college students to develop budget plans that stabilize federal debt as a share of the economy over the long term

See all Fiscal Challenge grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
Harvard University $634,000
Project Description:

To identify and assess factors which enable effective implementation of innovations in healthcare

Website:http://www.harvard.edu
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
Harvard University $300,000
Project Description:

to support the design of a scalable change management solution to reduce hospital overuse in the U.S.

Website:http://www.harvard.edu
See all Harvard University grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
Health Quality Partners, Inc. $1,018,000
Project Description:

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

Website:http://www.HQP.org
See all Health Quality Partners, Inc. grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai $229,000
Project Description:

To accelerate the adoption of palliative care strategies that improve quality and lower the cost of care for patients with serious illness.

See all Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
Independent Sector $25,000
Project Description:

To support a conference convening nonprofit leaders to discuss public policy challenges and opportunities facing the nonprofit sector.

See all Independent Sector grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
Institute for Healthcare Improvement $25,000
Project Description:

To support a 2019 national event convening healthcare professionals and thought leaders to discuss improvement of the U.S. healthcare system.

Website:http://www.ihi.org
See all Institute for Healthcare Improvement grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
Library of Congress $40,000
Project Description:

To support a seminar series on fiscal policy at the Library of Congress

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Peterson Foundation
2020
Library of Congress $63,000
Project Description:

To support the Congressional Research Service’s bipartisan Seminar for New Members

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Peterson Foundation
2020
NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics $20,000
Project Description:

To support the NABE Foundation's 2019 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
2020
NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics $20,000
Project Description:

To support a 2020 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
2020
NALEO Educational Fund $25,000
Project Description:

To support the National Policy Institute on Public Finance Management and Bonds, which will provide local level policymakers with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and leadership capacity to strengthen their jurisdictions’ fiscal outlook.

See all NALEO Educational Fund grants

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