Freelance Grant Writing During Inflation & Recession with Holly Rustick

This episode, Holly explains the benefits of being a freelance grant writer, the opportunities for freelance grant writers during a recession, and how much freelance grant writers can expect to make.

Becoming a freelance grant writer during a recession can seem like a scary prospect, and with economic uncertainty, it’s natural to wonder if freelance grant writing is still a good job.

But as inflation cuts into salaries, freelancer grant writers are able to adjust their prices, services, and clients to meet their needs while employees are stuck with a fixed wage and falling spending power.

In this episode, Holly explains the benefits of being a freelance grant writer, how freelance grant writers make money, and how competitive the freelance grant writing market is.

Holly also talks about the number of federal grants that are issued each year, why a recession is one of the best times to become a freelance grant writer, and how the non-profit sector is able to grow during a recession.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • The benefits of being a freelance grant writer.
  • How to make money as a freelance grant writer.
  • How many clients freelance grant writers need to support themselves.
  • How competitive the freelance grant writing market is.
  • How the non-profit sector is able to grow during a recession.
  • How much money the government has allocated to grants.
  • How many federal grants are issued each year.
  • Why now is the best time for freelance grant writers.
  • The benefits for non-profits of hiring a freelancer instead of an employee.
  • How much freelance grant writers can charge.