Welcome, Up-and-Coming World Changers!
Are you thinking about a career in grant writing, but don’t know where to start?
I have a passion to train and equip grant writers with the skills they need to be successful because I had an amazing mentor who helped me get started. In today’s episode of Grant Writing Simplified, I had a blast talking shop with my friend and fellow grant writing mentor, Holly Rustic. After nearly twenty years as a grant writing consultant, Holly has dedicated herself to teaching a tribe of grant writers to drive positive change for nonprofits while having an abundant lifestyle.
In this episode, we talk about the top questions we hear from new grant writers. You’ll benefit from our combined forty years of grant writing experience and get answers to your top freelance grant writing questions.
Top Questions from New Grant Writers
Grab a pen and notepad because you’re about to get loads of actionable guidance and practical advice as Holly and I share everything we wish we had known when we started grant writing, such as:
- Where do I start?
- What kind of experience do I need?
- Should I write for free?
- How do I negotiate prices and rate increases?
- How can I avoid misunderstandings with clients?
- How do I present my value as a grant writer to potential clients?
- What is a Master Grant Template and how will it help you make the world a better place?
…And much more!
What skills can you learn, develop, or adapt to grant writing? Make a list, choose one skill, and decide what you will do to move forward.
Meet Holly Rustick:
Holly has nearly two decades of experience helping nonprofit organizations and grant writers (and volunteers, board members, and everyday people!) get funding. She has learned a lot over the years and has dedicated herself to teaching a tribe of grant writers to drive positive change for nonprofits while having an abundant lifestyle.
Connect with Holly:
- Nonprofit Consulting Conference Online
- The Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing: Tips, Tools, & Templates to Write Winning Grants
- Go to MyEasyGrant.com to find, cultivate, and apply to relevant foundations using Easy Grant by Sparrow Nonprofit Solutions.
- Watch and share my TEDx Talk: The Real ROI of Grant Writing
Are you feeling overwhelmed with trying to help your nonprofit apply for grants? Go through the free audit and I’ll help you sort out the next steps for your organization.
Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Grant Writer? Take the Quiz:
If you’re ready to explore a career in grant writing, take my free quiz, “Do you have what it takes to be a grant writer?” People are always surprised at how many skills they already have. The distance isn’t as far as they thought. Let’s figure out how you can use your skills to help change your world.
If you’re ready to step up your nonprofit game in 2023, join me on the Fast Track to Grant Writer. The world needs you.