Grantee Profile

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Grants to Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Even as states gradually recover from the fiscal crisis induced by the recession, they continue to face challenges as federal funding declines and pressure for more regressive economic and fiscal policies persists. This grant renews support for the State Fiscal Project at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, which will conduct research and analysis to help states identify potential new revenue sources; educate and inform state policymakers about the long-term consequences of policy choices; and build the capacity of state-level organizations, particularly those in the State Fiscal Analysis Initiative network, to educate and inform policymakers on state fiscal issues.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    None

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is one of the nation's leading policy organizations working on federal and state fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals. The grant will provide support for the Center's housing efforts, with a specific focus on refining a renters' tax credit proposal it has developed with prior Foundation funding. The Center also will explore reforms to rental housing programs that would improve access to opportunity neighborhoods.

  • $139,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Housing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is one of the nation's premier policy organizations working on federal and state fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals. The Center will use this grant to conduct background research, propose the design of a renter's credit, and recommend options for a refundable tax credit to help offset a portion of high rental costs in relation to household income at a time when appropriations for rental assistance are being constrained as part of federal deficit and debt reduction efforts.

  • $2,000,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Duration 4 years)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over four years).

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the state fiscal project for fiscal analysis at the state and local levels (over three years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over 18 months).

  • $2,000,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over four years).

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of efforts to analyze federal and state-level economic and budget policies and their impact on low-income people and communities.

  • $70,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of an exploratory dialogue on applied budget analysis as a tool to advance reproductive health.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Center on Budget and Policy Priorities $6,559,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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