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
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
See all Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics 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
2019
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $6,000,000
Project Description:

To support strategic communications and digital outreach activities [of the Peterson Institute for International Economics]

Website:http://www.piie.com
See all Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics grants
Peterson Foundation
2013
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget $5,000,000
Project Description:

To support efforts to advance responsible fiscal policy and budget process reform through outreach and engagement efforts.

Website:http://www.crfb.org
See all Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Nuclear Threat Initiative $5,000,000
Project Description:

To support NTI's effort to improve global nuclear security through research on nuclear materials security and the engagement and development of leadership networks of nuclear experts and policymakers worldwide

Website:http://www.nti.org
See all Nuclear Threat Initiative grants
Peterson Foundation
2015
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics $5,000,000
Project Description:

To support and enhance economic and fiscal research and analysis at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Website:http://www.piie.com
See all Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics grants
Peterson Foundation
2015
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget $4,200,000
Project Description:

To support efforts to advance responsible fiscal policy and budget process reform through outreach and engagement efforts

Website:http://www.crfb.org
See all Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget $3,982,150
Project Description:

To advance responsible fiscal policy and budget process reform through policy research, outreach, and engagement efforts

Website:http://www.crfb.org
See all Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget grants
Peterson Foundation
2018
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget $3,197,316
Project Description:

To support efforts to advance responsible fiscal policy and budget process reform through outreach and engagement efforts

Website:http://www.crfb.org
See all Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget grants
Peterson Foundation
2011
Comeback America Initiative $3,100,000
Project Description:

To support an initiative to address federal fiscal issues by engaging the public and assisting policymakers on a non-partisan basis to help solve America's long-term fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.tcaii.org
See all Comeback America Initiative grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
Net Impact $3,070,000
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
2009
Nuclear Threat Initiative $3,000,000
Project Description:

To support the establishment of the World Institute for Nuclear Security, a new international organization to help nuclear security practitioners implement more effective and efficient programs to secure nuclear materials.

Website:http://www.nti.org
See all Nuclear Threat Initiative grants
Peterson Foundation
2021
New York City Partnership Foundation, Inc. $2,803,000
Project Description:

To support the economic recovery of New York City and small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

See all New York City Partnership Foundation, Inc. grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2021
Milbank Memorial Fund $2,721,000
Project Description:

To help states build capacity to set and track growth targets for total healthcare expenditures

Website:http://www.milbank.org
See all Milbank Memorial Fund grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2021
Kaiser Family Foundation $2,600,000
Project Description:

To support and expand the Peterson-Kaiser Health System Tracker, a resource to monitor performance of the U.S. healthcare system

See all Kaiser Family Foundation grants
Peterson Foundation
2010
Teachers College Columbia University $2,447,596
Project Description:

To support the development of a new, comprehensive social studies and mathematics curriculum to help high school students across the United States understand the facts, significance, and consequences of America's fiscal challenges.

Website:http://www.tc.columbia.edu
See all Teachers College Columbia University grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Catalyst for Payment Reform Inc. $2,357,000
Project Description:

To support the adoption of performance-based healthcare purchasing strategies by employers to improve outcomes for workforces and reduce the cost of care.

Website:http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org
See all Catalyst for Payment Reform Inc. grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Net Impact $2,271,000
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 Center on Healthcare
2021
University of Washington $2,250,000
Project Description:

To create the first nationwide dataset of U.S. healthcare expenditures and value at the county level

Website:https://www.washington.edu
See all University of Washington grants
Peterson Center on Healthcare
2019
Northwestern University $2,225,000
Project Description:

To support the development of a shared decision making model for high-need patients

Website:http://www.northwestern.edu
See all Northwestern University grants
Peterson Foundation
2013
Concord Coalition Corp. $2,150,000
Project Description:

To support efforts to educate the public about the causes and consequences of federal budget deficits, the long-term challenges facing America's unsustainable entitlement programs, and how to build a sound foundation for economic growth.

Website:http://www.concordcoalition.org
See all Concord Coalition Corp. grants
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
2010
AmericaSpeaks $2,027,470
Project Description:

To support a national discussion on the fiscal future of the United States in 20 cities across the nation and provide citizens with an opportunity to consider options to address long-term budget challenges.

Website:http://www.americaspeaks.org
See all AmericaSpeaks grants
Peterson Foundation
2017
Yale University $2,000,000
Project Description:

To support the Yale Program on Financial Stability’s development of fiscal, monetary, and regulatory measures to aid in the prevention, management, and resolution of financial crises

See all Yale University grants
Peterson Foundation
2018
Net Impact $1,673,321
Project Description:

To support the execution of Up to Us, a nationwide non-partisan 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

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