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.

Learn how to apply for grant funding.

Grants

Awarding Organization Year Grantee Amount ($) Description
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

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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
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
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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Peterson Foundation
2020
National Academy of Social Insurance $15,000
Project Description:

To support an event honoring the public service of former economic and fiscal policymakers.

Website:http://www.nasi.org
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Peterson Foundation
2020
National Academy of Social Insurance $10,000
Project Description:

To support a conference regarding Medicare and Social Security issues.

Website:http://www.nasi.org
See all National Academy of Social Insurance grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2020
National Association of Health Data Organizations $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Health Care Data Summit

Website:http://www.nahdo.org
See all National Association of Health Data Organizations grants
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/
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Peterson Foundation
2020
National Tax Association $10,000
Project Description:

To support the annual Spring Symposium

Website:http://www.ntanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2020
National Tax Association $10,000
Project Description:

To support the annual Conference on Taxation

Website:http://www.ntanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2020
Net Impact $2,119,683
Project Description:

To support the execution of Up to Us™, a nationwide non-partisan initiative empowering college students to educate and engage their peers on America's fiscal challenges and the impact on their future.

Website:http://www.netimpact.org
See all Net Impact grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $6,500,000
Project Description:

To support non-partisan research and analysis on global and domestic fiscal and economic policy

Website:http://www.piie.com
See all Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
Progressive Policy Institute $500,000
Project Description:

To support policy research and outreach relating to fiscal sustainability.

Website:http://www.progressivepolicy.org
See all Progressive Policy Institute grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
Resources for the Future Inc. $500,000
Project Description:

To support research on carbon tax policy

Website:http://www.rff.org/
See all Resources for the Future Inc. grants
Peterson Foundation
2020
The Brookings Institution $155,000
Project Description:

To update and support The Fiscal Ship, an online game that challenges players to put the federal budget on a sustainable course

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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Peterson Foundation
2020
The Panetta Institute for Public Policy $15,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Jefferson-Lincoln Awards: An Evening to Honor Lives of Public Service

Website:http://www.panettainstitute.org
See all The Panetta Institute for Public Policy grants

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