How to Use Rage Philanthropy to Your Nonprofit's Advantage

April 6, 2020

Philanthropy has always been centered on individuals giving back to causes that ignite an emotional response. In recent years, this emotional connection to important causes combined with controversial political events has produced a new type of giving that many have dubbed “rage philanthropy” or “rage giving.” Americans today are making more political donations than they were two decades ago, highlighting the fact that they are engaged in political issues now more than ever before (Hughes, 2017). Political events and changes to major legislation can influence the way donors engage with your nonprofit—and understanding rage philanthropy can help your organization increase giving opportunities.

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