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Did the 2016 Presidential Election Affect Charitable Giving?

After the 2016 presidential election, news outlets reported that donations to charities associated with liberal causes had increased. Pundits termed these contributions “rage giving” and hypothesized they were a direct response to Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton. Yesterday, the Woman’s Philanthropy Institute published a new report exploring this and other issues related to philanthropy immediately before and after the election.


Men and Women Really Are Different. At Least When It Comes to Charitable Giving Around Retirement.

Did you know ...

  • Although most households reduce spending after retirement, their level of charitable giving tends to remain the same?
  • Single women and married couples are more likely to give than single men, and to give more, before and after retirement?

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