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Show Me the Money – How to Obtain Government Funding for your Business
December 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:45 am
| TIGER Special Event
Learn how startups and growing businesses can obtain government funding! Our TIGER Talk Special Event leader, Liz Powell, will be visiting from Washington, DC for this event. She is the founder of G2Gconsulting, a team of government affairs professionals with decades of experience in securing funding, drafting policy and changing laws and regulations. G2G has secured $192 million in government funding since it started in 2007.
Liz’s topics will include:
- Funding Categories
- Government Timelines and Agencies
- Key Targets
- Relationship Development
- Best Opportunities
- Case Studies
- Insider Tips
Note from Liz:
This session is ideal for any business in health, biosciences, aerospace, IT, high-tech and any innovation sectors. G2G can offer funding insights for non-profits as well, but we need to know who will be in the audience to tailor our presentation appropriately. Feel free to email me in advance and tell me which industry sector(s) your business competes in. There are many funding streams available and G2G is eager to help you navigate the best path for you.
Liz Powell, Esq., MPH is Founder and President of G2G. She has over two decades of experience from working on health, defense and economic development policy in Congress and as an attorney and lobbyist.
Liz founded G2G in 2007 and manages government relationships and operations in its Washington, D.C. office with regular travel to its Cleveland and Columbus offices. Previously, Liz served as the Legislative Director for Congressman Jim Langevin (serving on the Armed Services Committee) and Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald (serving on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Small Business Committee), campaign staff for both Congressional and presidential races, manager of public affairs and lobbying operations for a national association called NAADAC, president of a women’s organization called WIN, and policy analyst for the UK Parliament on the Health Committee.
As the Legislative Director, Liz managed and secured funding requests; developed policy and moved it through the legislative process to enactment; wrote testimony, speeches and legislation; built regional and national coalitions; ran a PAC; led non-profit fundraising drives; and organized media events with agencies, Governors, state legislators, Members of Congress, and the White House. Liz loves government affairs and brings enthusiasm, connections and significant legal, policy and grassroots know-how to all clients.
Education, Publications & Awards:
- Master of Public Health, Harvard University
- Juris Doctorate, George Washington University
- Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University
- Co-Founder, Harvard School of Public Health D.C. Alumni Chapter
- Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Washington, D.C. 2015
- Inside Business – One to Watch, Cleveland, OH, 2008
- Published law review author on FDA regulatory process, “Gaming the Hatch-Waxman System,” Notre Dame Journal of Legislation, 2002
- Young Woman of Achievement Award, Washington, D.C., 1998
FREE. Includes coffee & snacks.
10:00 Coffee & Friend-Making
10:30 Speaker Begins
11:45 Speaker Concludes & Friend-Making Resumes
Thank you to our sponsor Mmelo Boutique Confections.
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