Stand up for the facts!
Misinformation isn't going away just because it's a new year. Support trusted, factual information with a tax deductible contribution to PolitiFact.
I would like to contribute
Wait — who did what with which foundation? These days, it seems the media is constantly jumping from story to story about the charitable giving practices of presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
You might be left wondering how to compare the Clinton Foundation and the Trump Foundation, so we decided to prepare this chart to keep handy.
As you’ll see, they’re very different animals. For one, the Clinton Foundation is an international humanitarian charity, while the Trump Foundation is a comparatively small grant-giving organization. The controversies surrounding each of them reflect these differences.
GuideStar, "A Brief Analysis of the Clinton and Trump Foundations," Sept. 12, 2016
ProPublica, Nonprofit Explorer, accessed Sept. 22, 2016
Trump Foundation, 2014 990 form, accessed Sept. 22, 2016
Clinton Foundation, 2014 990 form, accessed Sept. 22, 2016
Washington Post, "How Donald Trump retooled his charity to spend other people’s money," Sept. 10, 2016
PolitiFact, "Clinton: Clinton Foundation helped 9 million with lower-cost AIDS drugs,"June 15, 2016
PolitiFact, "Fact-checking donations to the Clinton Foundation," July 7, 2016
PolitiFact, "Clinton surrogate spins Clinton Foundation defense," Aug. 24, 2016
PolitiFact, "Reince Priebus' False claim that 80% of Clinton Foundation costs are overhead," Aug. 25, 2016
PolitiFact, "Democrat pundit: The Clintons 'take no salary,' get 'no personal benefit' from foundation," Sept. 1, 2016
PolitiFact, "In Tanzania, Clinton Foundation trades on maize and beans, not name," Sept. 6, 2016
PolitiFact, "No, Donald Trump's foundation money does not come from him," Sept. 14, 2016