In the past 12 months, more than 10 million people have visited Charity Navigator's website to check out our charity ratings. Many of those site visitors go on to make their donations directly on our site by clicking the “Donate To This Charity” button. We took a look at the donations made from January 20, 2017 to April 20, 2017 and compared them to the donations made during that period a year earlier. The data reveals just how much giving to certain organizations, like the ACLU (+8,000%) and the Southern Poverty Law Center (+1,400%) has increased:
That said, giving via Charity Navigator's Giving Basket was not up across all types of charities. Donations to some health and disease organizations were flat or down slightly from a year earlier.
How about you? Have you changed the types of charities you support since Trump took office?