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
2018
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $7,000,000
Project Description:

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

Website:http://www.piie.com
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Peterson Foundation
2018
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $452,500
Project Description:

To support strategic communications and development activities

Website:http://www.piie.com
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Peterson Foundation
2018
Posse Foundation $25,000
Project Description:

To support the Posse Foundation's core charitable activities

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Peterson Foundation
2018
Progressive Policy Institute $185,000
Project Description:

To support policy research and outreach relating to fiscal sustainability.

Website:http://www.progressivepolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2018
The Aspen Institute $100,000
Project Description:

To support a research project on the future of work, which will identify the challenges for workers in the sharing economy and incentives for traditional businesses to invest more in their workers.

Website:http://www.aspeninstitute.org
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Peterson Foundation
2018
The Brookings Institution $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2018 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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Peterson Foundation
2018
The Brookings Institution $151,967
Project Description:

To support the US 2050 project, which will explore demographic, fiscal, and socioeconomic trends that will shape the U.S. in the decades ahead

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2018
Trustees of Dartmouth College $50,000
Project Description:

To support the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice to identify strategies that Accountable Care Organizations use to deliver high quality care at a lower cost for high-need patients

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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2018
Trustees of Dartmouth College $148,000
Project Description:

To support the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice to assemble healthcare data for research and analysis to improve the transparency of health information in the U.S.

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Peterson Foundation
2018
Urban Institute $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2018 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

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Peterson Foundation
2018
Urban Institute $186,395
Project Description:

To support the Kids' Share Project, which measures spending on children in the federal budget

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Peterson Foundation
2018
Urban Institute $252,938
Project Description:

To support research examining the relationship between tax rates and tax expenditures in proposals to reform individual and corporate income taxes

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Peterson Foundation
2018
Urban Institute $240,000
Project Description:

To support the development and analysis of new fiscal measurements to improve the understanding of America’s fiscal outlook

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Peterson Foundation
2017
American Action Forum $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2017 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2017
American Action Forum $150,000
Project Description:

To support education and outreach on the impact of trade policy, including its effect on economic growth and fiscal sustainability.

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2017
Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation $250,000
Project Description:

To support CGI America’s 2016 meeting, including a policy discussion of a new report from the Coalition for Fiscal and National Security, which draws attention to how our national security is fundamentally linked to the fiscal sustainability of our federal budget.

Website:http://www.clintonfoundation.org
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Peterson Foundation
2017
Bipartisan Policy Center $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2017 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2017
Bipartisan Policy Center $21,500
Project Description:

To support the 2017 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Foundation
2017
Bipartisan Policy Center $265,000
Project Description:

To support the development of a framework for long-term budgeting for the federal government

Website:http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2017
Brandeis University $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 24th Princeton Conference, which provides health care professionals the ability to discuss the most pressing issues in health policy.

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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2017
Brown University $1,107,424
Project Description:

To support the identification of effective strategies to improve the quality and lower the cost of healthcare for high-need Medicare patients

Website:http://www.brown.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2017
Business Executives for National Security $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2016 Eisenhower Award Dinner (NYC).

Website:http://www.bens.org
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Peterson Foundation
2017
Center for American Progress $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2017 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2017
Center for American Progress $400,000
Project Description:

To support the development of new policy ideas to contain federal and overall healthcare spending and improve the value and efficiency of Medicare and the healthcare system, and advance these ideas through outreach, education, and partnerships with policymakers and stakeholders

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2017
Coalition to Transform Advanced Care $250,000
Project Description:

To support the replication of healthcare models that ensure compassionate, coordinated care for individuals with advanced illness.

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