Executive Profile: Jake Whitaker on Keys to Successful Grant Writing

Renne Public Policy Group announced that Jake Whitaker has been promoted to Director of Grant Services, effective September 1. With a proven track record of bringing in millions of state and federal dollars for local public agencies, Jake’s unique ability to tell the story of public agencies and nonprofits consistently produces successful, highly competitive grant applications. In this interview, Jake discusses his approach, the firm’s philosophy, and his vision for the future.

2022-09-16T10:44:49-07:00September 15th, 2022|

Renne Public Policy Group Expands Grant Writing Service

One year after its June 2021 launch, Renne Public Policy Group’s (RPPG) nascent grant writing service, helmed by Manager of Grant Writing and Research Jake Whitaker, has worked to secure over $29 million in funding for clients in this first year, including the City of Bakersfield, City of Redwood City, and San Bernardino Community College District.

2022-06-23T17:11:37-07:00June 23rd, 2022|

Alyssa Silhi Joins Renne Public Policy Group as Director of Government Affairs

The Renne Public Policy Group (RPPG) continues to add senior level policy expertise with the addition of Alyssa Silhi, who joins the firm as a Director of Government Affairs. Alyssa brings 15 years of legislative advocacy experience to the firm, having spent the last two years with the California Special District Association (CSDA).

2022-02-26T11:42:55-08:00February 22nd, 2022|

Housing, Contracting, Wildfires and More: Legislative Update – 2020 Trends and First Legislative Deadline

With this year as the final year of the two-year session, Members are making the last push to successfully complete their policy goals and campaign promises before heading back to their districts for the fall recess.  With thousands of measures awaiting committee referrals making sense of what is “out there” can be somewhat of a challenge for a variety of reasons. 

2020-03-27T12:37:56-07:00March 18th, 2020|
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