Nicole M. Sibilski, a grants professional specializing in federal RFPs, is TFG’s Manager of Grants Innovation and Training. In this role, Nicole develops grant products that directly support the lifecycle of federal grant proposal development for TFG's clients.
Nicole has nearly two decades of writing and legal experience that has produced over $150 million in state and federal grant awards from USDA, DOJ, DOL, DOT, DOE, DOD, and NEA, among others. Prior to joining TFG, Nicole worked as a writer, trainer, and business development consultant for multiple national proposal writing and lobbying firms. Prior to starting her own consulting firm, she served as the Grants Manager for The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, where she guided the creation and funding of the first state-wide elder abuse legal aid program in the country.
A longstanding member of the Grant Professionals Association, she served as the regional President of the Nashville Chapter (2016), a Board Member of the Grant Professional Foundation (2017-2020) and has been invited to present grant workshops and trainings at multiple regional and national conferences.
Nicole received her BFA from Millikin University and J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.