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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Awarding Organization Year Grantee Amount ($) Description
Peterson Foundation
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.

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Peterson Foundation
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

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