TFG

Advocacy. Consulting. Grants.

Headquartered in Washington D.C., TFG specializes in representing public and private entities who share our passion for building strong and vibrant communities. Whether you are the local governments that represent those communities or the businesses that empower and employ them, TFG will be your most effective advocate.

For 40 years, TFG has led the way in working with lawmakers, federal agencies, local agencies, private companies, universities, and non-profit organizations to build stronger communities for this generation and the next.

TFG has a proven track record of delivering success. We will work with you to develop and advance improvements to policy, legislation and regulations. We will also help you secure federal funding, grants and authorizations. In fact, TFG has helped our clients secure nearly $3 billion in federal funding since 2015. 

Our knowledge and experience provides our clients an unmatched advantage. TFG clients do not just participate in the federal process, they take a lead in shaping federal policies to consistently make a difference in the communities they serve.

Focus on Local Communities

From day one, TFG's focus has been representing local communities in Washington, D.C. and empowering them with a voice in the nation's capitol. We look at national policy from the perspective of local agencies and work to ensure the decisions being made by Congress and the Administration don't have a negative impacts on local governments and help open doors to bring federal resources home.

Highly Personalized Service

TFG professionals develop productive and long-standing relationships with our clients. One of the cornerstones of our success is our level of communication and personalized service. Our lobbyists know their clients well and make personal visits, often multiple times a year, to the local communities they serve to educate themselves on the projects and issues first hand.

Innovative Client Services

Along with individualized reports on legislative and regulatory activities, our clients receive weekly legislative updates, weekly and quarterly grant alerts, and specialized client alerts. Additionally, we periodically host webinars on hot topics that include guest speakers, such as federal program managers. We also host a blog that highlights news and activities focused on local governments.

Services & Issue Areas of Expertise

Transportation

Transportation

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Broadband & Telecommunications

Broadband & Telecommunications

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Economic & Community Development/Housing

Economic & Community Development/Housing

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Environment & Sustainability

Environment & Sustainability

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Health Care & Social Services

Health Care & Social Services

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Public Safety

Public Safety

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Disaster Preparedness & Recovery

Disaster Preparedness & Recovery

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Flood Issues

Flood Issues

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Water Resources

Water Resources

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News and Alerts

TFG Grants Team Welcomes Mia Barthel, Newest Staff Member 26 January 2023

TFG Grants Team Welcomes Mia Barthel, Newest Staff Member

Mia will support TFG Grants services to prepare client projects to the highest standards and secure competitive funding.

TFG,LLC (TFG) is pleased to welcome Mia Barthel as Grants Analyst/Researcher to support the rapidly growing TFG Grants team in all aspects of the federal funding process.

Kaj Gumbs Comes On Board as TFG Associate 19 December 2022

Kaj Gumbs Comes On Board as TFG Associate

Kaj brings legal and legislative experience from the public and private sectors to enhance TFG advocacy services.

WASHINGTON D.C. – We are excited to announce that Kaj Gumbs has joined TFG as an Associate at the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Kaj has impressive legal expertise in large bankruptcy litigation, legal research, and legal consultation, as well as legislative experience in the public and private sectors in issues ranging from emerging facial recognition technology to topics under the Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission.

TFG Presents 2023 Congressional Calendar 14 December 2022

TFG Presents 2023 Congressional Calendar

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2023 Congressional Calendar with session and recess dates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate 118th Congressional session. 

TFG in the Craig Daily Press: "Tri-State Generation brings grant-writing support to Craig to aid in coal transition" 12 December 2022

TFG in the Craig Daily Press: "Tri-State Generation brings grant-writing support to Craig to aid in coal transition"

Lane Dickson, TFG Principal, and Catherine Minerich, TFG Grants Project Manager, visited Craig, Colorado to kick off working relationship.

CRAIG, CO. – Lane Dickson, Principal at The Ferguson Group (TFG), and Catherine Minerich, TFG Grants Project Manager, visited Craig, Colorado to kick off their new partnership with the City and Community of Craig, Colorado and Tri-State Generation and Transmission  – a Colorado-based electric co-operative – to provide grant and advocacy services that help identify and pursue funding opportunities that will aid the community transition its economy.

Joonsoo Yi Joins TFG as an Associate 1 December 2022

Joonsoo Yi Joins TFG as an Associate

With policy and campaign experience in the US and abroad, Joonsoo helps strengthen TFG’s services.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – We are pleased to announce that Joonsoo Yi joined The Ferguson Group (TFG) as an Associate in recent months.

Chris Griffin Joins TFG as Senior Associate 30 November 2022

Chris Griffin Joins TFG as Senior Associate

After four years working in the U.S. Senate, Chris brings extensive natural resources and energy experience to TFG.

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Ferguson Group (TFG) is pleased to announce Chris Griffin as TFG’s newest Senior Associate. Chris previously spent nearly four years on staff in the United States Senate: first as a legislative aide to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and then as Legislative Aide to Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-A.K.

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US Congressional Calendar

TFG Presents 2023 Congressional Calendar 14 December 2022

TFG Presents 2023 Congressional Calendar

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2023 Congressional Calendar with session and recess dates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate 118th Congressional session. 

Latest TFG News

Kaj Gumbs Comes On Board as TFG Associate 19 December 2022

Kaj Gumbs Comes On Board as TFG Associate

Kaj brings legal and legislative experience from the public and private sectors to enhance TFG advocacy services.

WASHINGTON D.C. – We are excited to announce that Kaj Gumbs has joined TFG as an Associate at the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Kaj has impressive legal expertise in large bankruptcy litigation, legal research, and legal consultation, as well as legislative experience in the public and private sectors in issues ranging from emerging facial recognition technology to topics under the Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission.

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Earl Stockdale

Earl Stockdale

Of Counsel and Senior Advisor

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