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Grant Due: FY 2022-2023 Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program

Grant Due: FY 2022-2023 Wildlife Crossings Pilot Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to save lives, prevent serious injuries, and protect motorists and wildlife by reducing wildlife vehicle collisions (WVCs), and improve habitat connectivity for terrestrial and aquatic species. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, regional transportation authorities, special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function, Indian Tribes, State Departments of Transportation, metropolitan planning organizations, and Federal Land Management Agencies

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $111.8 million

WHEN'S IT DUE? August 1, 2023

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Grant Due: FY 2024 Brownfields Job Training (JT) Grants

FY 2024 Brownfields Job Training (JT) Grants

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding for Brownfields Job Training programs that recruit, train, and retain a local, skilled workforce by prioritizing unemployed and under-employed residents to obtain the skills and credentials needed for pathways into full-time employment in various aspects of hazardous and solid waste management and within the larger environmental field. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local and state governments, redevelopment agencies, land clearance authorities, Native American tribes, Alaskan Native Regional Corporation, Alaska Native Village Corporation, Metlakatla Indian Community, and nonprofit organizations

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $12 million

WHEN'S IT DUE? August 2, 2023

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Grant Due: FY 2023 Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement

FY 2023 Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement  

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the government-wide approach to the climate crisis by driving innovation that can lead to the deployment of clean energy technologies, which are critical for climate protection. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? For-profit entities, non-profit entities, individuals, state governments, local governments, and tribal governments

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $99.5 million

WHEN'S IT DUE? June 26, 2023 (Concept Papers), August 11, 2023 (Full Application)

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Grant Due: FY 2023 Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program

FY 2023 Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to restore, sustain, and manage urban and community forest lands for the benefit of the nation's communities. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, federally recognized tribal organizations, state organizations representing multistate or national proposals

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $500,000

WHEN'S IT DUE? August 15, 2023 

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Ask Me Anything! with BJ Tanksley, Missouri Director of Broadband Development

Ask Me Anything! with BJ Tanksley, Missouri Director of Broadband Development

Broadband Money

August 25, 2:00 PM EDT

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Webinar: The ABCs of Cybersecurity

Webinar: The ABCs of Cybersecurity

Government Technology

August 29, 1:00 PM EDT

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Grant Due: FY 2023 National Fire Plan-Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance

FY 2023 National Fire Plan-Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding to implement the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy and assist communities at risk from catastrophic wildland fires. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE?  State, local, and tribal governments, special district governments, individuals, for-profit organizations other than small businesses, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, private institutions of higher education, nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, and small businesses

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $25 million

WHEN'S IT DUE? September 1, 2023 

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Grant Due: FY 2023 Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program

FY 2023 Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide federal financial assistance to projects of national significance for construction, reconstruction, or rehabilitation of transportation facilities within, adjacent to, or providing access to Federal or Tribal lands. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, counties, or units of local government. However, these entities may apply for funding under the Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program (NSFLTP) only if sponsored by an eligible Federal Land Management Agency (FLMA) or federally recognized tribe

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $88.2 million

WHEN'S IT DUE? September 6, 2023

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US Congressional Calendar

27 November 2023

TFG Presents 2024 Congressional Calendar

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2024 Congressional Calendar with session and recess dates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate 118th congressional session. 

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TFG Boosts Efficiency – Hires New Operations Manager, Laura Cosenzo 29 January 2024

TFG Boosts Efficiency – Hires New Operations Manager, Laura Cosenzo

Laura brings over 15 years of operations experience to drive efficiency and streamline processes at TFG.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – TFG proudly announces the appointment of Laura Cosenzo as Operations Manager, a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in driving operational efficiency and effectiveness as well as documenting and streamlining processes. Laura will utilize her extensive experience to implement best practices, provide strategic leadership, and support TFG’s expanding suite of advocacy, grant, and consulting services to a rapidly growing roster of clients nationwide.

Meet a Team Member

Kaj Gumbs

Kaj Gumbs

Kaj Gumbs joins TFG as an Associate at the Washington D.C. office. Kaj is originally from Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Kaj is a 2017 graduate of Morehouse college and holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) as a 2022 graduate of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

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