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 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
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Peterson Foundation
2022
Cato Institute $5,000
Project Description:

To support the 2021 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.cato.org
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Peterson Foundation
2023
Cato Institute $5,250
Project Description:

To support the 2022 Peter G. Peterson Foundation Fiscal Internship Program.

Website:http://www.cato.org
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Peterson Foundation
2011
Center for American Progress $355,919
Project Description:

To support studies of health care cost containment strategies, including payment bundling and accountable care organizations.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2011
Center for American Progress $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.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2013
Center for American Progress $150,000
Project Description:

Fiscal Solutions Phase II: Revise and update long-term 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://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2013
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 Foundation
2013
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2012 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2014
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2013 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Center for American Progress $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.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2015
Center for American Progress $440,000
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 Foundation
2015
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2014 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Center for American Progress $4,500
Project Description:

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

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2015 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2016
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2016 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.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 Foundation
2018
Center for American Progress $4,500
Project Description:

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

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2018
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2017 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Center for American Progress $275,000
Project Description:

To support research on the economic effects of deficits and debt, and the development of a responsible long-term approach to U.S. fiscal policy

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Center for American Progress $5,000
Project Description:

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

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2019
Center for American Progress $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.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants
Peterson Foundation
2019
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2018 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2020
Center for American Progress $400,000
Project Description:

To support policy research and analysis to reduce the costs and improve the quality of U.S. healthcare

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
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Peterson Foundation
2020
Center for American Progress $25,000
Project Description:

To support the 2019 annual convening of leading policymakers and thought leaders.

Website:http://www.americanprogress.org
See all Center for American Progress grants

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