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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
2016
University of Washington Foundation $631,926
Project Description:

To support research on the drivers of US health expenditure, and the development of models to forecast future healthcare spending

Website:http://uwfoundation.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
Conference Board Inc. $603,616
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
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Peterson Foundation
2009
Emory University $600,000
Project Description:

To support the creation of the Center for Entitlement Reform, a research center that analyzes factors responsible for increased federal entitlement spending and formulates new approaches for achieving better health care value.

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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2013
Stanford University $573,841
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
2014
Net Impact $571,669
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
2019
Economic Policy Institute $550,000
Project Description:

To support a public education and engagement effort dedicated to fiscal policy

Website:http://www.epi.org
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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 Center on Healthcare
2014
Stanford University $532,186
Project Description:

For grant-related contracts under grant #13019 accrued in FY14.

Website:http://www.stanford.edu
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2015
Stanford University $531,569
Project Description:

For grant-related contracts under grant #14022 accrued in FY15.

Website:http://www.stanford.edu
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Brown University $524,435
Project Description:

To support a statewide healthcare improvement initiative in Rhode Island

Website:http://www.brown.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Bipartisan Policy Center $500,000
Project Description:

To support work highlighting the impact of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel, overhead and procurement spending trends on national security preparedness and to develop recommendations for budget reforms to enhance the DoD's ability to meet current and evolving security threats

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
See all Bipartisan Policy Center grants
Peterson Foundation
2012
Clinton Global Initiative $500,000
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.clintonglobalinitiative.org
See all Clinton Global Initiative grants
Peterson Foundation
2014
Clinton Global Initiative $500,000
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.clintonglobalinitiative.org
See all Clinton Global Initiative grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
Economic Policy Institute $500,000
Project Description:

To support public education, engagement and research on fiscal policy

Website:http://www.epi.org
See all Economic Policy Institute grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Henry L Stimson Center $500,000
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
See all Henry L Stimson Center grants

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