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
2016
George W. Bush Foundation $250,000
Project Description:

To support research and policy development to advance North America’s international competitiveness and long run fiscal sustainability.

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Peterson Foundation
2016
Independent Sector $15,000
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
2016
Independent Sector $15,000
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
2016
Institute for Healthcare Improvement $17,000
Project Description:

To support a 2015 national event convening healthcare professionals and thought leaders to discuss improvement of the U.S. healthcare system.

Website:http://www.ihi.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Kaiser Family Foundation $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2016 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

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Peterson Foundation
2016
Mercatus Center $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2016 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.mercatus.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics $10,000
Project Description:

To support a 2015 national event convening policymakers and business leaders to discuss fiscal and economic issues.

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Peterson Foundation
2016
NABE Foundation of the National Association for Business Economics $20,000
Project Description:

To support a 2016 national event convening policymakers and business leaders to discuss fiscal and economic issues.

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Peterson Foundation
2016
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
2016
National Academy of Social Insurance $10,000
Project Description:

To support a conference regarding Medicare and Social Security issues.

Website:http://www.nasi.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/
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Peterson Foundation
2016
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2016 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

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Peterson Foundation
2016
National Tax Association $20,000
Project Description:

To support the annual Spring Symposium and annual Conference on Taxation

Website:http://www.ntanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Net Impact $45,000
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
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Net Impact $967,140
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
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2016
Stanford University $255,000
Project Description:

To support the Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center’s efforts to disseminate solutions from the Most Valuable Care project, which identified innovations that deliver high quality health care at lower costs.

Website:http://www.stanford.edu
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Peterson Center on Healthcare
2016
Stanford University $284,559
Project Description:

For grant-related contracts under grant #14022 accrued in FY16.

Website:http://www.stanford.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Teachers College Columbia University $108,500
Project Description:

To support updates and dissemination of the Understanding Fiscal Responsibility curriculum to help high school students understand the facts, significance, and consequences of the nation's fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.tc.columbia.edu
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Peterson Foundation
2016
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
2016
The Brookings Institution $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2016 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
The Brookings Institution $375,000
Project Description:

To support a new version of the budget game The Fiscal Ship, which challenges players to put the federal budget on a sustainable course.

Website:http://www.brookings.org
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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
2016
Urban Institute $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2016 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

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Peterson Foundation
2016
Urban Institute $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support technical improvements to the Tax Policy Center’s models and expanded capacity for analyzing macroeconomic effects of tax reform and the effectiveness of tax policy

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Peterson Foundation
2016
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars $400,000
Project Description:

To support a new version of the budget game Fiscal Ship, which challenges players to put the federal budget on a sustainable course.

Website:https://www.wilsoncenter.org/
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