We are a startup fundraising consultancy firm founded in 2015.

We currently support non-profits in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. We work with a team of expert consultants, who bring in over 30 years of senior leadership experience in fundraising and business development for non-profits.

Find fun in fundraising!

You don’t find fundraising the most fun thing to do? We do! And we can help you find fun in it too! By helping you structure the way you look for funding, by searching new opportunities with you, by training and coaching, or if you prefer, doing everything for you!

Working to finance your work

What you do is important for the world, and for us. Our satisfaction lies in helping you find the means to do your work to improve the world, whether it is in development cooperation, victim support, emergency relief, culture, sports, health or another non-profit sector, we like to see you shine!

Hands-on support

Having an expert join your team means additional capacity and experience. Knowing that this consultant is backed by a team of experts, you are guaranteed to receive the most up-to-date fundraising support you need. Short- or long term assignments, we can do the job!

"Han is one of those extraordinary fundraisers who can make things happen"

Juliet Macdowell, ICCO USA, Inc.


To make things easy for you, we offer several product packages designed to match your fundraising needs. We also offer these services and trainings separately, or we can design a tailor-made package for you. Don’t hesitate to contact us for further questions, we will be happy to think with you about your needs.


With our Opportunity Alert you won’t miss out on new funding opportunities! We will research and send you weekly updates on interesting calls from your top 5 donors.


+ Weekly tailor-made opportunity scan

+ Weekly email on opportunities that fit your organisation / project best

+ Bonus: monthly online feedback session to discuss potential to improve the search

€ 100 per month (ex. VAT)


Searching for new donors, but not sure where to find them? With our donor mapping package for new markets (e.g. USA foundations) we will do the search for you.


+ Donor mapping using databases like Foundation Center

+ Matching results on criteria set by you

+ Comprehensive report, with ranked opportunities

+ Bonus: strategic written advice on how to approach top 5 donors

+ Bonus: 1:1 strategic session on next steps

FROM € 3.500 (ex. VAT)


With this package we will help you develop or improve your fundraising strategy. This also includes bonus discounts on training and coaching of your staff!


+ Fundraising strategy template

+ Strategy development training

+ Activity plan including milestones to monitor progress

+ Monthly progress sessions

+ Bonus: one year Opportunity Alert for free

+ 35% discount on donor mapping

+ 20% discount on training and coaching

FROM € 7.500 (ex. VAT)


Why hire one fundraising consultant, when you can Hire A Team? Get a personal account manager, plus our team, including our knowledge and expertise when needed.


+ A personal account manager working in your team/office

+ Free access to the latest fundraising tools, databases and knowledge

+ Peak support when needed

+ Specialist support for specific donors or skills

+ Monthly strategy session with senior consultant






Han is dedicated to support non-profits by offering practical, tailor-made and flexible solutions on all fundraising levels. The way he would have liked to be supported when he was head fundraising of non-profit organizations the past ten years. Rather than providing broad concepts, his tools and advice can be implemented directly in your organization.





Maaike brings in field experience. She has been working for over a decade in -mostly francophone- Africa, both in the field of international development cooperation as in the international cultural sector. She knows how to combine theory and practice. She has worked for non profits as well as large institutional donors and is able to link both perspectives.





Julia has large experience in fundraising, project, and programme facilitation with a particular focus on the Middle East and Africa. She combines technical skills with practical experience to help institutions reach funding and organisational objectives within an evolving landscape.





Naz has a multidisciplinary background as a Business Engineer and European Studies expert. She has diverse professional experience in fundraising, program development, advocacy and project management. She uses her background to find optimised solutions for your organisation to thrive.





Jiske is a spontaneous, hands-on and focused fundraiser. Having worked with both large and small non profits she has an understanding of their fundraising needs in relation to their programs. She is valuable as researcher of opportunities and the match with non profits due to her review and analytical skills.



Equip yourself and your team to the maximum to achieve the best results. We train and coach staff and management on proposal writing, strategy development, finding funding opportunities and more.

Getting the best out of your team means getting the highest return from your fundraising activities


Follow the training you need in your own time and space. We regularly organise webinars and online training modules. Sign up below if you want us to keep you posted whenever new webinars are coming up.



With our training “Improving your Institutional Fundraising Results” you will get practical and easy to implement solutions to get the best out of your fundraising activities. These six modules of three hours each can be taken all or in part.


Do you consider changing your fundraising strategy? We coach CEO’s, head of fundraising teams and staff to guide them through these changes in organization, staff and partners. By providing feedback when it is most needed, we support organizations in realizing better fundraising results in the fastest way possible.

2016 – 2017

Improving your institutional fundraising results

This hands-on and practical training is designed on the actual context of non profits. With limited to no preparation needed and limited- to no-homework, the courses provide practical and easy to implement solutions to improve your institutional fundraising activities. This training consists of six modules, which can be taken all or in parts:

  1. Organising your institutional fundraising
  2. Winning government grant funding
  3. Winning foundation funding
  4. Building donor relations
  5. Developing a Theory of Change, Logical Framework and Budget
  6. Writing winning proposals



On Wednesday the 7th of September we celebrated the first birthday of our company with our clients, partners and friends. It was a great day with inspiring talks, debate and theatre performance Hulp of Anoek Nuyens. Have a look at the pictures here and hope to see you at next years’ edition!


We are very happy to announce that our team will expand with three new collegues as from the 5th of October 2016.

Welcome to Naz, Julia and Jiske!


Han Valk gave an online lecture for over 200 schools around the globe. This lecture is part of a training course to support them in generating more additional income. On top of the lecture several webinars and tools will be developed to make sure all schools have opportunities to start new activities.


We currently have the following vacancies:


Application number: 2016-05

Apply by November 30th, 2016

Job Description:

‘Han Valk – Fundraising Consultancy & Interim Management’ is a fast growing fundraising consultancy company. We are looking for an energetic, result oriented foundation expert, with superb fundraising skills, to strengthen our team in the expansion of our activities. This is the ideal position for a professional who is client focused, globally minded and eager to support our clients in the non-profit sector in achieving their goals.

‘Han Valk’ is a startup fundraising consultancy company. We currently support over 15 nonprofit clients in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. We work with a core team of five consultants and with a flexible team of consultants through our partnership with SoHo – Global Fundraising Network. Our services range from strategy development, to institutional fundraising support, training and interim management. You can meet our team members at www.hanvalk.nl/#team

Due to rapid expansion we are looking for an entrepreneurial fundraising talent who is willing to act in interim positions with our clients and support us in expanding our work. Your first assignment will be to support the fundraising team of a well-respected international organization based in The Hague, The Netherlands, for a minimum of six months.

Primary responsibilities:

– Support clients in their foundation and high net worth individuals fundraising activities through interim positions (situated at the clients’ office).

– Provide expert guidance in identifying clients’ needs and offer solutions.

– Participate in the analysis of potential funding opportunities.

– Develop and implement a fundraising strategy targeting (high net worth) individuals.

– Develop a marketing strategy and clear propositions in collaboration with client’ communication department.

– Manage high-level relationships with donors on behalf of the client and maintain strong working relationships to ensure ongoing partnership support.

– Represent clients at internal and external forums.

– Bring in new clients.

– Develop new products and tools to support our clients.

– Develop and give online and offline trainings.

Required qualifications and desired skills:

– Demonstrated experience and track record in foundation fundraising.

– Demonstrated experience and track record in (high net worth and legacy) individual fundraising.

– Proven team player and ability to take decisions independently.

– Dynamic interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of management.

– Experience in developing countries and knowledge of the global international development cooperation sector.

– A commercial, result oriented and pragmatic approach.

– Master’s degree in Economics, Marketing International Development, International Affairs or other related field.

– Minimum of 4 years’ experience in fundraising.

– Excellent work ethic, excellent oral and written communication skills.

– Excellent language skills in English and in Dutch.


Our office is based in Gouda, the Netherlands. However, you will work a majority of your time from clients’ offices, often in the Randstad area. A large first assignment will be with a client based in The Hague.

Work from home and flexible hours may be possible for part of the time. Frequent (international) travel might be part of the assignments.

The offer:

We offer you a great opportunity to build a consultancy firm together with the team. In this 3 -5 days per week position you can support our clients in acquiring more resources, so that they can better achieve their goals.

We will start with a 6 month assignment, with a likely continuation afterwards. We have the intention to have you work with us for a long time.

Application instructions:

To apply, please send a recent CV, an indication of current or expected salary and a cover letter to han@hanvalk.nl. Be sure to include in the subject line: vacancy 2016-05, before November 30th, 2016.

For further information about Han Valk visit www.hanvalk.nl or contact Han Valk (senior consultant) at han@hanvalk.nl/ +316 47 661 881.


Wanted: Communication, social media and webinar development intern to increase our reach and impact for charity organizations.

Deadline for applications: 15th of December 2016

Would you like to use your passion and skills for social media and communication to make an impact in the world? Then we are looking for you! 

Who are we? We are a startup consultancy firm that supports charity organizations around the globe in raising more support and funding for their causes. We want to provide them with the best tools and knowledge available to attain this goal. We want to reach more of these organizations online, to be able to offer them more for lower costs.

What do we want to achieve through this internship? The goal of this internship is to help us increase the number of charities we reach online, in order to provide them with the most up-to-date knowledge on fundraising. We will offer this knowledge by developing (free) webinars, toolkits, and posts about fundraising on our online channels, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and our website. We also want to use these platforms to share best practices of our clients to inspire others and increase their visibility.

Who are you? You are a highly motived person with knowledge of marketing and communications. You would like put this knowledge into practice and to support many charity organizations around the world. You have experience with social media and with commonly used software for photo-, text- and video editing. You are able to speak and write in English. You are available for a minimum of three months, two days per week.

What can you expect from us? You can expect a team of highly motivated colleagues who, like you, want to change the world in a professional way. A team that supports each other when needed. A team that trusts on each other’s strengths. In addition, you will increase your knowledge and network in the non-profit sector throughout the globe.

Responsibilities. This is an internship with many responsibilities and a variety of tasks. We are in the development phase of this project, so you will get the freedom to come up with ideas, you will get budget to set these up and support to make it a success. Of course we will also cover your personal expenses.

How to apply? Please send your motivation letter and CV to maaike@hanvalk.nl before the 15th of December 2016. If you have any questions or doubts, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

For more information, you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.


We currently don’t have any paid vacancies, but we always like to get to know fundraising consultants. 

If you want us to know you, please send an email and CV – LinkedIn to info@hanvalk.nl


Postal Address Burgvlietkade 62 2805 JC Gouda

The Netherlands

Visiting Address Krugerlaan 20 Gouda

The Netherlands

(+31) 6 47661881