CECPOct 2018
Research on gender and giving around the 2016 election

In its new paper, Charitable Giving Around the 2016 Election: Does Gender Matter?, the Women's Philanthropy Institute (WPI) used a gender lens to examine “rage giving” around the 2016 election. Researchers found that donations to the majority of charitable organizations in that time period did not increase above expectations in non-election years, but donations to progressive organizations engaged in key election issues significantly increased due to female donors. In fact, the difference between men’s and women’s giving to these charities increased 6X in the week after the election.

To learn more, read the full report and view the infographic.