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Consulting

TFG develops practical strategies focused on tangible business outcomes that create enduring value and consistently deliver high performance. Whether we are helping a new association determine a growth strategy, a city reorganize its grants administration operation, or a private company develop a strategy to pursue federal and local funding to support its mission, we help clients carefully think through possibilities, assess and manage risk, and ultimately select the strategic direction with the strongest value potential.

Regulatory

TFG devises and implements innovative strategies for appropriations and authorizations and builds on our successes from year to year.  In fiscal years (FY) 2001 through 2010, TFG helped our clients secure nearly $3 billion in federal funding. The firm’s president, Roger Gwinn, was recognized by Influence Magazine as one of Washington’s six “Top Gun” appropriations lobbyists.

Legislative

TFG has been instrumental in developing and implementing legislative and policy strategies to authorize and utilize federal agency capabilities and resources in a manner designed to bring local communities and interests together in regional and multi-disciplinary programs. Our combination of legislative experience, policy understanding, regulatory competence and communication skills relating to issues that impact water, transportation, energy and the environment, and a host of other areas, has enabled us to take a leading role in the development of legislation and policy on behalf of a broad range of clients. 

Federal Funding

TFG devises and implements innovative strategies for appropriations and authorizations and builds on our successes from year to year. In fiscal years (FY) 2001 through 2010, TFG helped our clients secure nearly $3 billion in federal funding. The firm’s president, Roger Gwinn, was recognized by Influence Magazine as one of Washington’s six “Top Gun” appropriations lobbyists.

ADVOCACY
The Ferguson Group offers a broad range of advocacy training programs that help organizations improve their lobbying and advocacy activities. Our proven training services and programs teach association members or volunteers important skills to make their visits to Capitol Hill effective. TFG offers a full range of services, including scheduling services for making legislative appointments, message development, event management, and a host of consulting services that give our clients confidence that their fly-in is effective and meaningful.
Grants
There are currently over 1,000 grant programs administered by 26 federal agencies providing more than $400 billion to state and local governments through grants, formula allocations and other payments. TFG specializes in securing federal funding for clients and has a track record of capturing federal funding through the competitive grant process. In 2010, TFG helped clients secure more than $100 million in competitive grant dollars. 

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