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
2009
America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth $1,000,000
Project Description:

To support the development of a youth curriculum to expand the teaching of financial literacy to middle and high school students across the country.

Website:http://www.americaspromise.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
American Academy of Political and Social Science $95,000
Project Description:

To support research on reform of the major programs in the U.S. entitlement system

Website:http://www.aapss.org
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Peterson Foundation
2013
American Action Forum $150,000
Project Description:

Fiscal Solutions Phase II: Develop fiscal solutions proposals, including identification of top policy priorities for the new Administration and Congress, proposal implementation over the first ten years, and how the proposals address the "fiscal cliff."

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2015
American Action Forum $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2014 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2015
American Action Forum $4,500
Project Description:

To support the 2015 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2015
American Action Forum $250,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2016
American Action Forum $4,500
Project Description:

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

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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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
2018
American Action Forum $4,500
Project Description:

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

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2019
American Action Forum $3,509
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2019
American Action Forum $250,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive and specific solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative

Website:http://americanactionforum.org/
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Peterson Foundation
2011
American Enterprise Institute $200,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive and specific solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2014
American Enterprise Institute $50,000
Project Description:

To support a joint paper on corporate tax reform.

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2014
American Enterprise Institute $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2014 Annual Dinner.

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
American Enterprise Institute $250,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative.

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
American Enterprise Institute $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2016 Annual Irving Kristol Award Dinner

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
American Enterprise Institute $250,000
Project Description:

To support the development of comprehensive and specific solutions to address the nation's long-term fiscal challenges, as part of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation Solutions Initiative

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2020
American Enterprise Institute $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 Annual Irving Kristol Award Dinner

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2021
American Enterprise Institute $40,000
Project Description:

To develop resources for the Student Debt Smarter program to educate young people about public policies that affect college financing

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2021
American Enterprise Institute $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2020 Annual Irving Kristol Award Dinner

Website:http://www.aei.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
American Society for Public Administration $15,000
Project Description:

To support the 2009 ASPA Annual Conference to provide participants an opportunity to learn about public administration and recent developments in federal, state and local fiscal affairs.

Website:http://www.aspanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2010
American Society for Public Administration $30,000
Project Description:

To support the 2010 ASPA Annual Conference to provide participants an opportunity to learn about public administration and recent developments in federal, state and local fiscal affairs.

Website:http://www.aspanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2011
American Society for Public Administration $30,000
Project Description:

To support the 2011 ASPA Annual Conference to provide participants an opportunity to learn about public administration and recent developments in federal, state and local fiscal affairs.

Website:http://www.aspanet.org
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Peterson Foundation
2009
AmericaSpeaks $50,000
Project Description:

To support providing citizens with a greater opportunity for civic engagement around critical issues and deliberation over complex fiscal policy issues.

Website:http://www.americaspeaks.org
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