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
2019
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
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
2009
Conference Board Inc. $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support the enlistment of senior corporate executives and next generation business leaders in fiscal reform efforts, online outreach, and events focused on long-term fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.ced.org
See all Conference Board Inc. grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Nuclear Threat Initiative $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support the "Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance" (CORDS) initiative, which links regional disease surveillance networks to improve global capacity to respond to infectious diseases, and the Nuclear Materials Security Index, a benchmarking project of nuclear materials security conditions on a country-by-country basis.

Website:http://www.nti.org
See all Nuclear Threat Initiative grants
Peterson Foundation
2014
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support the C. Fred Bergsten endowed chair to prepare analyses related to U.S. economic and fiscal issues.

Website:http://www.piie.com
See all Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics grants
Peterson Foundation
2014
The Volcker Alliance $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support the State/Local Accountability and Improvement Program and the Public Sector Performance, Impact and Innovation Program

See all The Volcker Alliance grants
Peterson Foundation
2017
The Volcker Alliance $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support the development of an annual budget scorecard to promote fiscal transparency and integrity in state governments

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Peterson Foundation
2019
The Volcker Alliance $1,000,000
Project Description:

To produce an annual budget scorecard to promote fiscal transparency and integrity in state governments

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Peterson Foundation
2013
University of New Hampshire School of Law $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support a new certificate program, Fiscal Responsibility and the Law, and an annual leadership and fiscal responsibility conference at the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Policy.

Website:http://www.law.unh.edu
See all University of New Hampshire School of Law grants
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
2010
WNET.org $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support "Our Unsustainable Future," a special year-long media initiative to address the critical fiscal issues that will determine the outcome of America's future.

Website:http://www.wnet.org
See all WNET.org grants
Peterson Foundation
2015
Urban Institute $989,760
Project Description:

To support the development of an integrated research model of federal taxes and spending.

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Peterson Foundation
2016
Net Impact $967,140
Project Description:

To support the execution of Up to Us, a nationwide campus competition empowering university students to create campaigns that educate and engage their peers on America's fiscal challenges and their impact on economic opportunity, investment in the future, and other concerns of future generations.

Website:http://www.netimpact.org
See all Net Impact grants
Peterson Foundation
2009
National Academy of Sciences $945,000
Project Description:

To support the Institute of Medicine's efforts to draw attention to opportunities to improve value and reduce the costs of health care in the United States through public meetings at the National Academies and a publication summarizing their discussion and findings.

Website:http://www.nationalacademies.org
See all National Academy of Sciences grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2014
Stanford University $938,533
Project Description:

To support the Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center’s efforts to identify and evaluate health care providers whose innovations deliver high quality health care at lower costs.

Website:http://www.stanford.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2020
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. $921,000
Project Description:

To support a post-doctoral fellowship program on long-term fiscal policy

Website:http://www.nber.org/
See all National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Urban Institute $876,000
Project Description:

To support Tax Policy Center's quantitative analysis of tax expenditures and explanation of the associated policy issues

See all Urban Institute grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2015
National Academy of Sciences $800,000
Project Description:

To support healthcare research on high-need patients, in partnership with the Bipartisan Policy Center and Harvard School of Public Health.

Website:http://www.nationalacademies.org
See all National Academy of Sciences grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers $750,243
Project Description:

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

Website:http://www.camdenhealth.org
See all Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers grants
Peterson Foundation
2016
National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. $702,432
Project Description:

To support a National Bureau of Economic Research fellowship program to support work focused on long-term fiscal issues.

Website:http://www.nber.org/
See all National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. grants
Peterson Foundation
2009
Center for the Study of the Presidency $700,000
Project Description:

To support a comprehensive net assessment to help guide the new President in developing a strategic roadmap for addressing and confronting the nation's most urgent challenges.

Website:http://www.thepresidency.org
See all Center for the Study of the Presidency grants
Peterson Foundation
2015
Net Impact $690,000
Project Description:

To support the execution of Up to Us, a nationwide campus competition empowering university students to create campaigns that educate and engage their peers on America's fiscal challenges and their impact on economic opportunity, investment in the future, and other concerns of future generations.

Website:http://www.netimpact.org
See all Net Impact grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2015
Harvard University $687,000
Project Description:

To support healthcare research on high-need patients, in partnership with the Bipartisan Policy Center and the National Academy of Medicine.

Website:http://www.harvard.edu
See all Harvard University grants
Peterson Foundation
2013
Bipartisan Policy Center $670,000
Project Description:

To support a bipartisan effort to develop reforms to maintain or improve the quality of healthcare at lower costs, using Medicare claims data to increase understanding of the use of medical services and estimate the potential budgetary impact of proposed reforms.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2017
Harvard University $670,000
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

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