The Ferguson Group, LLC

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., The Ferguson Group L.L.C. specializes in representing local governments before Congress and the Administration. We pride ourselves on our ability to serve public sector clients of all sizes, enabling us to remain among the top independent lobbying firms in Washington. We specialize in securing policy and regulatory changes, federal funding, grants, and authorizations for cities, counties, towns, institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, private companies, and national associations.  We play a leadership role in helping both the Administration and Congress understand how changes in Washington affect local agencies so our clients can build stronger communities for this generation and the next.

For more than 30 years, TFG has been the preeminent provider of federal advocacy services to public agencies and private companies seeking to advance or protect their interests in Washington, D.C.’s complex legislative and regulatory arenas.

Our depth of expertise, commitment and effectiveness are reflected in a proven track record of delivering measurable results for our clients in federal funding, authorizations, policy, and regulatory decision-making processes. Our knowledge of both Congress and the Administration provides our clients with a unique strategic advantage that puts them in the best position for success. TFG clients do not just participate in the federal process ... they lead and shape federal policies and funding opportunities in ways that consistently make a significant difference to those in the communities they serve.


We teach our clients to be their own best advocates by helping them develop and deliver the right message to the right people at the right time.


Our work on projects and issues starts from the ground up and includes strategic planning, environmental, and administrative consulting services.

Federal Funding

TFG helps our clients in every aspect of securing federal funding, from the budget process to project authorization and final appropriation.


TFG grant specialists help communities identify grants, draft and review grant applications, and secure political and community support .


TFG clients help shape and influence major federal legislation to create opportunities and defend against potential threats in order to strengthen their communities.


We help our clients stay informed and engaged in federal administrative regulatory policy decisions that impact local governments.

About Us

Learn more about TFG's history and unique approach to representing local communities in Washington, D.C.

Meet Us

TFG's staff is made up of individuals with decades of experience working on and off Capitol Hill on behalf of local governments.


Ephraim council approves new software company contract, renews lobbyist contract

by James Tilson of The Pyramid | July 28

The Ferguson Group is proud to be in partnership with Epraim City, Utah and looks forward to successfully helping them meet their goals in Washington D.C.

Loudoun Supervisors Approve Federal Agenda

By Renns Greene of Loudoun Now

| July 13

The Loudoun County, VA Board of Supervisors approved its federal agenda for the upcoming year and sets priorities for federal legislative, regulatory, and grant priorities.

Hotels Shortchanged by Feds: Federal Travelers Get Half as Much to Stay in Loudoun

by Renns Greene of Loudoun Now | July 12

The Ferguson Group works with Loudoun County, VA to advance the County's goals in Washington D.C. One of the County's top priorities is getting Loudoun back into the D.C. Non-Standard Area. Read the full article to learn more about the impacts to Loudoun County and the progress being made with the General Services Administration.


The FY2016 Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) Application Period Is Coming Soon

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2016
By Heidi Schott | 0 Comments

The FY2016 Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) Application Period Is Coming Soon
The FY2016 AFG application period is anticipated to occur sometime in September. The open application period dates will be released as soon as the information becomes available. Now is the perfect time to start planning and preparing for your application by reviewing the application assistance tools released by FEMA this week.

DOT Awards $500M in TIGER Grants

Posted on Monday, August 1, 2016
By Heidi Schott | 0 Comments

DOT Awards $500M in TIGER Grants

On July 29, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced nearly $500 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of the 40 grant recipients this year, nearly two-thirds are repeat applicants. Find out which communities were successful!

President Obama Signs FAA Reauthorization BIll Into Law

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Zach Israel | 0 Comments

President Obama Signs FAA Reauthorization BIll Into Law
On Friday, July 15, President Obama signed the "FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016" (H.R. 636) into law, which extends Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) program, spending, and tax authorities through September 30, 2017 at current funding levels. The House passed the bill by voice vote on July 11 and the Senate passed the bill on July 13 by a vote of 89-4. The bill also provides important aviation safety, security, and time-sensitive improvements, including: improvements to the I-95 corridor in Northern Virginia.