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Washington, D.C. based. Wisconsin centered.
We are Capstone, a bi-partisan lobbying team that impacts outcomes. We have earned our reputation as a firm that successfully navigates the complex mechanics of the legislative and policy-making processes.
Our experienced team consistently finds the elusive nexus of government need and client capability.
WHY CLIENTS HIRE US
Fix the Pain
Rules are being implemented … laws written … R & D funding is being cut … politics and policies in Washington, DC are causing direct harm to your organization. Build a dynamic and sustainable campaign to respond.
Knowing what’s going on in Washington, DC — political intelligence — and how that might impact your operation matters. Capstone’s on-call strategists and boots on the ground provide an early warning detection service.
Take Advantage of Future Opportunities
Dare to dream of what it means to an organization’s bottom line to successfully engage in Washington, DC – R & D funding, government contracts, legislative solutions. Aspire to uncover opportunities with a team of creative, strategic thinkers.
Our destiny – call it kismet – is to come together to do great things, to make a difference.
Our specialty is lobbying…We believe in what we do. And that it has real consequence and value. The approach we take to advocacy is grounded in these core principles.
So here’s the key.
WHAT WE DO
Facilitate relationships with members of Congress, their staffs, and key agency personnel.
Identify funding mechanisms, pinpoint and engage congressional and agency champions.
Design and execute appropriations and authorizing strategies.
We excel at framing and presenting compelling stories — developing just the right message — that will resonate with targeted federal audiences. We align all the moving pieces to produce results.
- Lobbying & Advocacy
- Research & Development Funding
- Coalition Building
- Communications Campaigns
- Political Participation Plans
- Agency Mapping
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