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
2012
Concord Coalition Corp. $57,500
Project Description:

To support the 2012 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2012
Concord Coalition Corp. $1,116,984
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
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2012
Conference Board Inc. $250,000
Project Description:

To support the Fiscal Health Initiative, a program providing nonpartisan analysis on long-term fiscal challenges and conducting outreach to the business community in support of more sustainable policies

Website:http://www.ced.org
See all Conference Board Inc. grants
Peterson Foundation
2012
Corporation for the Advancement of Policy Evaluation $35,000
Project Description:

To support the 15th Annual Wall Street Comes to Washington Conference, an event convening health policy experts from the public and private sectors to discuss the broad trends shaping the health care system and their impact on the nation's economic and fiscal outlook.

See all Corporation for the Advancement of Policy Evaluation grants
Peterson Foundation
2012
Fund for Public Advocacy $50,000
Project Description:

To support the Long-Term Liabilities Roundtable Discussion Series, a series of events engaging members of the public, government officials, and other key stakeholders in dialogue on New York City's long-term liabilities and their impact on its fiscal and economic outlook.

See all Fund for Public Advocacy grants
Peterson Foundation
2012
Henry L Stimson Center $350,000
Project Description:

To support an analysis of alternative defense strategy and mission choices as part of the Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense program.

Website:http://www.stimson.org
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Peterson Foundation
2012
Henry L Stimson Center $25,000
Project Description:

To support a panel discussion on defense strategy and the budget entitled "Resources for National Security," and related event activities.

Website:http://www.stimson.org
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Peterson Foundation
2012
Independent Sector $10,000
Project Description:

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

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Peterson Foundation
2012
Mobilizing America's Youth $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2011 Millenial Leadership Summit, a two-day conference fostering dialogue between engaged Millenials and local and national leaders on civic engagement.

Website:http://www.mobilize.org
See all Mobilizing America's Youth grants
Peterson Foundation
2012
NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics $20,000
Project Description:

To support a 2012 national event convening policymakers and business leaders to discuss fiscal and economic issues.

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Peterson Foundation
2012
Net Impact $445,752
Project Description:

To support the development and 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
2012
Research Foundation of the City University of New York $500,000
Project Description:

To support a comprehensive analysis of the fiscal challenges faced by six heavily populated states and the development of recommendations to improve their long-term fiscal sustainability.

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Peterson Foundation
2012
Teachers College Columbia University $550,000
Project Description:

To support promotion, implementation and evaluation of a new curriculum to help high school students understand the facts, significance and consequences of the nation's fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.tc.columbia.edu
See all Teachers College Columbia University grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
American Enterprise Institute $200,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive and specific 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
See all American Enterprise Institute grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
American Society for Public Administration $30,000
Project Description:

To support the 2011 ASPA Annual Conference to provide participants an opportunity to learn about public administration and recent developments in federal, state and local fiscal affairs.

Website:http://www.aspanet.org
See all American Society for Public Administration grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Bipartisan Policy Center $200,000
Project Description:

To support the establishment of the Debt Reduction Task Force to develop a long-term budget plan to reduce projected federal debt and place the United States on a sustainable fiscal path, which was incorporated into the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Bipartisan Policy Center $200,000
Project Description:

To support post-launch activities of the Debt Reduction Task Force's development and dissemination of its long-term budget plan to reduce projected federal debt.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Center for American Progress $355,919
Project Description:

To support studies of health care cost containment strategies, including payment bundling and accountable care organizations.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Center for American Progress $200,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive and specific 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
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Center for Practical Bioethics $220,000
Project Description:

To support the development of a business plan for the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), a new organization focused on improving end-of-life care.

Website:http://www.practicalbioethics.org
See all Center for Practical Bioethics grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Comeback America Initiative $3,100,000
Project Description:

To support an initiative to address federal fiscal issues by engaging the public and assisting policymakers on a nonpartisan basis to help solve America's long-term fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.tcaii.org
See all Comeback America Initiative grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Concord Coalition Corp. $60,000
Project Description:

To support the creation of the Peter G. Peterson Fiscal Internship Program, to establish and support an internship program in 2010 for undergraduate and graduate students.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Concord Coalition Corp. $47,000
Project Description:

To support the 2011 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Concord Coalition Corp. $75,000
Project Description:

To support the Fiscal Solutions Tour, a follow-up to the Fiscal Wake Up Tour that is designed to engage the public, the media, and policymakers in dialogue about our nation's future and potential solutions to the current fiscal challenges that we face.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Concord Coalition Corp. $1,408,900
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
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants

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