‘Unprecedented’ upswing in donations to progressive causes post-election

Posted by | December 25, 2016 09:00 | Filed under: Good News Politics

Financial activism for progressive causes is on the rise.

From smaller local organizations to household names such as Planned Parenthood and the ACLU, nonprofit organizations across the US reported fundraising tallies many magnitudes higher than in previous years as they approached their end-of-year donation drives.

“This is always our big time of year, but this year it’s huge,” said Loretta Prescott, development director for the Immigration Legal Advocacy Project in Maine. “Instead of giving gifts, people are making donations to causes they believe in.”

Progressive causes in the US saw a spike in donations immediately after the election on 8 November from voters dismayed, outraged or even frightened by the outcome. In the weeks since, this wave of strategic giving has compounded.

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2 responses to ‘Unprecedented’ upswing in donations to progressive causes post-election

  1. Buford2k11 December 25th, 2016 at 09:25

    Hmmm….Is this “Guilty Giving”? ya know, folks who voted for a third party or someone who didn’t vote, are now feeling guilty and are now trying to appease that guilt…then there may be those, who knew better and still voted for trump, are trying to appease their stupidity…? ah, ok then…

  2. Suzanne McFly December 25th, 2016 at 09:39

    Well there are more of us then there are of “them” by about 3 million+.

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