Unlock Unrestricted Gifts Through Transformative Storytelling

November 18, 2024

10:45 am - 11:45 am | Grand Ballroom

Discover the storytelling secret that leads to transformational giving and meaningful donations. Many organizations ask in a way that makes donors feel like a transaction. And who wants to feel like that? Learn how to make your donors feel great about giving to your organization (and not feel like another transaction). With this storytelling skill at your side, you’ll develop deeper, more authentic relationships with your donors – and that means more donors will say yes to unrestricted giving when you make the transformative ask.


Approved for one point in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.


Frank Velásquez, Jr.

Founder, 4 Da Hood

Storyteller Extraordinaire and Social Justice Warrior, Frank Velásquez Jr., with an unshakeable belief in racial and gender equity, connects us through our stories weaving a beautiful tapestry of our communities. As Founder of 4 Da Hood and the Ascending Leaders in Color program, he’s forging paths for peeps of color to lead with authenticity, courage, and joy! Because for Frank, advancing equity isn’t just a job – it’s a movement towards building generational wealth for communities of color to thrive.