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!
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.
OUR SERVICE PACKAGES
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.
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+ 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.
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+ 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!
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+ 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)
HIRE A TEAM
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.
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+ 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
PRICE UPON REQUEST
FOUNDER | 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.
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.
Diana is a fundraising and civil society enthusiast with international fundraising experience. With a background in Civil Society studies, she understands the role of NGOs as well as its needs in today’s contexts. She has experience with large and small NGOs in different countries and supports our team with her donor research skills, proposal development experience and hands-on approach.
TRAINING AND COACHING
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.
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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.
Upcoming training sessions
FIRST NETWORK DAY A SUCCESS!
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!
THREE NEW COLLEGUES IN ONE DAY
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!
WEBLECTURE FOR OVER 200 SCHOOLS AROUND THE GLOBE
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:
SENIOR OFFICER DONOR AND PARTNER RELATIONS LEPRASTICHTING
Senior Officer Donor and Partner Relations – 38 Hours
Leprastichting / The Netherlands Leprosy Relief
Leprastichting / The Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR) is a Dutch organization dedicated to control leprosy worldwide with focus on early detection, treatment to break the chain of infection, prevention of disability, rehabilitation and inclusion. The organization is active in 7 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and cooperates with local organizations and governments.
NLR is a small and efficient organization with about 50,000 private donors and around 1,000 volunteers. About 25 employees work at the Headquarters in Amsterdam, at the different departments Fundraising & Communication, Programs, Technical Support and Finance. In seven countries, we have a regional office with a total of 60 employees. There is an on-going decentralization process which includes strengthening of the capacity of Institutional Fundraising in the field offices. Next to several institutional donors such as Ministry of Health, NLR has been receiving substantial support from the Dutch Postcode Lottery since 1996, with the latest contribution of 9,4 Mil EUR.
About the position
The Position of Senior Officer Donor and Partner relations is placed within a Programmes Department, directly manages 1-2 Donor Relations Officers and coordinates and supports 5 regional fundraising officers. The position is for 38 hours a week and is based in Amsterdam with travels to the field offices.
WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
1) Raise funds amongst (institutional) donors
- Develop institutional fundraising strategy
- Build internal institutional fundraising skills
- Identify relevant opportunities
- Manage the production of proposal documentation within the tender process
- Coordinate, if needed with program officers and / or externals, in cooperation with country offices the input and ensure proposals meet with overall planning and capacity
- Network with current and potential donors and stakeholders, investing in building relationships with the goal to raise funding
2) Support regional and country offices in building fundraising skills
- Coaching of country office staff in setting up / improving local institutional fundraising
- Identification of training needs and trainings organization
- Develop and implement skills development trajectories
- Support in recruitment of new local institutional fundraisers
3) Support regional and country offices in relationships with donors
- Maintain relationships with donors of current projects and make sure all relevant information is shared internally
- Make sure high quality evaluations and reporting are shared with donors in time.
- Support offices with donor compliance issues
WHAT REQUIREMENTS DO YOU NEED TO MEET?
- 3-5 years relevant experience in a similar function;
- Masters Degree in a relevant field; economics, sociology, anthropology, international development or other;
- Proven institutional fundraising track record within an international organization
- Knowledge of trends in development cooperation
- Solid knowledge of financial reporting and contract management.
- Work Experience in developing countries;
- Excellent (near) native written and spoken English and Dutch. French or Portuguese are an advantage
WHAT COMPETENCIES DO YOU NEED TO HAVE?
- Professional knowledge
- Result orientation / target orientation
- Team player
- Flexibility / ability to adapt
- Organizational sensitivity
- Client focused
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
- Gross monthly salary of at least 3.971 EUR tot 5.549 EUR based on a 38-hour working week and depending on relevant years of experience
- Working week of 38 hours per week
- A good working atmosphere
- The office is located at a close (walking) distance from the railway station Amsterdam Amstel
- Pension at Pension Fund Zorg and Welzijn
- The Netherlands Leprosy Relief has it’s own employment conditions scheme
HOW TO APPLY?
Han Valk – Fundraising Consultancy is responsible for the recruitment. Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a motivation letter and resume in English to Diana Quirschfeld, at email@example.com mentioning the name of the function in the subject line until latest 4th August.
We encourage applicants to respond as soon as possible as all applications will be processed and evaluated on ongoing basis and the position may be filled sooner than the closing date. Candidates should be EU nationals or have permission to work in the Netherlands. In line with the mission of the organization, applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
The first interviews will be scheduled no later than the week of 7th August at the office of Han Valk – Fundraising Consultancy in Gouda.
Postal Address Burgvlietkade 62 2805 JC Gouda
Visiting Address Krugerlaan 20 Gouda