From Side Hustle to Success: How She Tripled her Grant Writing Income in 6 Months with Tri-Cord Visionaries Jill Turner

Jill Turner explains how to make writing grants a full-time job, the benefits of having systems in your grant writing, and how to properly price your grant writing services.

Jill Turner was based in northern Idaho and got into grant writing after being asked to help some friends while in grad school.

After writing grants as a side hustle, Jill turned it into a full-time business in less than a year, tripling her income and working with clients nationally and internationally.

Jill joins us to discuss how she turned writing grants into a full-time job, the importance of having systems in your grant writing, and how to properly price your grant writing services.

She also explains how The Grant Writing Academy helped her scale her business, the ways to manage your time to maintain a work-life balance, and how charging more for your services can actually help you win more clients.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • How to move from writing grants as a side hustle to a full-time job.
  • The importance of having systems in your grant writing.
  • The benefits of writing grants in a systematic way.
  • How to start a freelance grant writing business.
  • How to price your grant writing services.
  • The importance of understanding the market and adjusting prices accordingly for different states and international clients. 
  • Why charging too little for your services can make you less competitive.
  • How to schedule your time to maintain a work-life balance.
  • What you need to scale your grant writing business.