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Grant Opportunities Alert, June 8, 2015. Please contact Ron Hamm at or 202-596-8384 for additional information. ...

April 24, 2015. Washington, DC On April 16, I attended the highly anticipated U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Summit. This was the first summit on this immensely popular and competitive grant program with over 300 attendees and almost 600 participating via webcast according to DOT. Interest in this program remains high with many communities across the nation in need of critical infrastructure improvements to support citizens economically, socially, and through safe and efficient transportation. The...

The funding opportunity announcement for FY14 Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) released on October 30. The electronic application portal opened on Monday, November 3, 2014. All applications must be submitted no later than December 5, 2014.  Grant awards range up to $3.4 million with a non-federal match of 5% - 15%. AFG is a suite of competitive discretionary grants comprised of three interconnected component programs—Operations and Safety, Vehicle Acquisition, and Joint/Regional— for awarding direct financial assistance to fire departments, nonaffiliated EMS...

Washington D.C, 23.05.2014 - On May 21, 2014, I participated on a stakeholder conference call hosted by the U.S. Department of Education to provide an overview and details of the new First in the World (FITW) Grant competition.  The notice for the grant solicitation was published in the May 16 Federal Register, and can be found here.  Two identical webinars will be held, one on May 28 from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm (EST) and a second on June 4 at...

May 01, 2014: As a federal government relations professional principally serving higher education and municipal entities who consistently pursue external funding that includes federal grants, I focus on working with them to implement strategies to enhance their grants success in today’s hypercompetitive environment due in part to challenging economic times. Like the great companies and athletes, grant seekers must work continuously to build their skills and augment their competitive edge. It is interesting that strategic and analytical skills attained during my...