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
2009
The Altarum Institute $35,000
Project Description:

To support the June 2009 conference for scholars, health policy experts, and media to examine and increase awareness of key health challenges that are linked to America's fiscal crisis.

Website:http://www.altarum.org
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Peterson Foundation
2009
The Brookings Institution $50,000
Project Description:

To support the Budget for National Priorities Project, an accessible analysis of the country's fiscal situation that documents the problem and features possible solutions.

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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Peterson Foundation
2009
The Common Good Institute $45,000
Project Description:

To support the development and operation of an online policy forum, "NewTalk," that will enable experts to engage in conversation about the most pressing domestic issues facing America's future, including our economic and fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.cgood.org
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Peterson Foundation
2009
The State of the USA, Inc. $400,000
Project Description:

To support the development of measures for assessing key fiscal conditions and trends in the United States that will allow Americans to assess the nation's progress on pressing issues.

Website:http://www.stateoftheusa.org
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Peterson Foundation
2009
Transatlantic Futures Inc. $40,000
Project Description:

To support the development of multimedia content designed to provide innovative ways to address economic and social challenges threatening America's future.

Website:http://www.theglobalist.com
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