Erik van Dorp, Blogger on 101 Fundraising

How effective is your welcome program?

By Erik van Dorp • May 22, 2014

Many charities have a welcome program in place to keep more donors in, to make them feel welcome or to ask for more money. Whatever the reason you have your welcome flow, there is always room for improvement. So, here’s a simple 10 point checklist that will help you estimate …

Optimize Facebook in 2013: five learnings

By Erik van Dorp • February 21, 2013

Collecting Facebook pagelikes must not be your key objective any longer. In 2013, your focus should be on improving the interaction with your Fanbase. In this blog we’ll introduce IPP, an effective KPI to monitor and improve the interactivity of your Facebook page. And we’ll share 5 key learnings we …

Crisis? There is no crisis!

By Erik van Dorp • July 5, 2012

Earlier this year we interviewed 10 senior fundraisers in the Dutch Market to ask them if the economic turmoil changed their opinion about the fundraising potential in their market. And, if any, where they saw fundraising opportunities.

In the majority of interviews, the current economic situation was debunked as an excuse …

How much can I expect from my fundraising event?

By Erik van Dorp • September 1, 2011

That is the question I get asked a lot working with clients on their strategic fundraising plan. And a good question it is.  Especially because fundraising events and in particular sports events have become so popular in Europe. So this question deserves some kind of answer.
So, If you are considering …

10 more things you can learn from Obama

By Erik van Dorp • June 6, 2011

For many years I have been a big fan of e-mail. It is convenient, it’s fast, it’s cheap and, if used well, can raise funds for your charity. And, what you probably didn’t know it can also create involvement with your target audience, as I will show you in this …

Love is in the air: corporate fundraising

By Erik van Dorp • March 7, 2011

Bij veel goede doelen is het besef gekomen dat bedrijven een cruciale rol spelen bij het creëren van een betere wereld. Maar voor veel goede doelen is het bedrijfsleven een grote, wat bedreigende onbekende. Een beetje zoals Monty Python’s Merchant Banker.
Het goede nieuws is dat het bedrijfsleven meer en meer …

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