Video Interview: Foundation Source on How to raise $50k in 3 days

When the earthquake hit Japan this year, a $50k grant was given to International Medical Corporation in a matter of days to buy satellite phones to help with rescue communication. The grant came through Foundation Source , the nation’s largest foundation management platform, with over $4 billion in managed assets.  Over $3 million dollars are donated by high net worth individuals and families each year to worthy causes on their platform.  In this interview, Vice President Michele Demers talks about the new Access platform and her goal to help ever more good causes get funded by generous philanthropists. Finding the organization that will maximize the value of your donation is becoming ever easier.

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Connie Kwan is a Social Entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley, CA.  She holds an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School, and covers stories about triple bottom line businesses and projects. Follow her on Twitter @ConnieMKwan and check back for more video interviews from SOCAP 2011.

Connie Kwan is a Product Manager and Entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley, CA. She builds teams to deliver products that benefit people, planet and profit. She holds an MBA in Sustainability at Presidio Graduate School and blogs about sustainability and business at Sustainable Thinking: Applied (

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