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The National Group has represented the California Science Center in Washington for nearly twenty years. With their expert assistance we, have received tens of millions in federal funding and were selected by NASA to be the permanent home of the retired Space Shuttle Endeavour... 
- Jeffrey Rudolph, President and CEO, California Science Center, Los Angeles
For nearly 3 decades, the partners of The National Group have set the industry standard for representing non-profit organizations in Washington. Over these many years we have achieved outstanding results for museums, science centers, libraries and special interest organizations in their pursuit of higher program funding levels, earmarks and federal grants and legislative and policy advocacy for their cause. We have been very successful in forging significant long-term agency partnerships for our clients to help strengthen and expand informal learning opportunities and educational experiences.

We have represented a wide variety of museums, science centers and botanic gardens; large and small, public and private; securing tens of millions of dollars for:

  • Equipment and Technology
  • Exhibits
  • Digitization of records and Data storage
  • Maintenance
  • Historic Preservation
  • Educational programs
  • Economic development
  • Transportation and infrastructure improvements in their surrounding areas

We have also played a major role in special efforts such as assisting the California Science Center in a national competition to secure one of 5 retiring Space Shuttles for permanent display on its campus.

The National Group has also assisted non-profit organizations with consulting and lobbying services for issue advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill and with the Administration. We have successfully represented numerous non-profit groups on key health and environmental issues among others.

Clients Represented:


  • The California Science Center
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Liberty Science Center
  • Adler Planetarium
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • National Prostate Cancer Coalition
  • Westfield Boys and Girls Club
  • Holbrook Library
Accomplishments


  • For over ten years, TNG has represented Boeing in its work with the International Space Station, new...
  • United Space Alliance used TNG’s partners to develop the plan and strategy for convincing Congress t...
  • Lockheed’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program fully funded FY09-13....
  • More than $100 million in research and infrastructure funding secured for the University of Hawaii S...
  • Texas Tech University received more than $60 million in research and infrastructure....
  • Stanford University has employed TNG to restore funding for both the Gravity Probe B mission, launch...
  • RIT'S Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies received a $2.1 million contract to continue its w...
  • Philadelphia University has received $12 million in Department of Commerce and $10 million in DOD fu...
  • Electric Boat/General Dynamics received full funding for its U.S. Navy New Attack Submarine program...
  • California Science Center in Los Angeles won a national competition to permanently display retired N...
  • When Mitsubishi Corporation (Japan) wanted a better understanding of the direction of US Civil Space...
  • To facilitate the transfer of certain satellite operations to Arizona State University, TNG lobbied ...
  • Rochester Institute of Technology has received more than $75 million in research and infrastructure ...
  • When NASA cancelled the space shuttle launch designated to bring the multi-billion dollar Alpha Magn...
  • California Science Center received $20 million in U.S. Department of Transportation funding for cons...
  • TNG client Boeing Corp received full funding of C-17 Cargo Aircraft....
  • American Film Institute received funding through the Department of Education for a national literacy...
  • Researchers at National Jewish Health will seek to understand why warfighters deployed toSouthw...
  • Missouri Botanical Garden and the St. Louis Garden District Commission received $10 million in HUD f...
  • $29 million in federal R&D funding secured for Infotonics Technology Center, a NY State Center o...
  • When General Dynamics reentered the NASA marketplace with their Space Systems Ground Segment award i...
  • RIT’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship awarded $1.5 million from EDA for renovation to help refurbi...
  • National Jewish Medical Center (Denver) has received $10 million in Department of Defense funding fo...
  • With the assistance of The National Group, University of Hawai'i Cancer Center has received a $3 mil...
  • TNG successfully lobbied for implementation of a plan for Silicon Graphics to put their high perform...
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California received $6 million in Department of Defense fu...
  • TNG represented Alenia Spazio at a time when they contributed more than half of the hardware now on ...
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