The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ new study analyzes the deep-pocketed donor networks behind the rise in American Islamophobia.
Four giant donor-advised funds gave the hate group Clarion Project $4.4 million from mid-2014 through 2017.
The center's director has ties to neo-Confederate figures.
Four donor-advised funds, which create accounts for individuals to anonymously give money to nonprofits, are financing more than 30 anti-Muslim, anti-LGBT, and other hate groups.
Rep. Hunter falsely painted his Mexican-Palestinian American opponent as an infiltrator with ties to terrorists. But prominent House Republicans continued to back his campaign with big donations.
Sludge asked the groups, which include The Conservation Fund and Earthworks, about their funding from Colcom Foundation. Most declined to comment.
The right-wing educational website PragerU has published videos that discriminate against immigrants and Muslims. Sludge found out who’s funding them.
Critics say that the Hindu American Foundation is "a pernicious organization" with ties to the Indian right wing movement.
A white nationalist candidate for U.S. House paid for a number of Facebook ads, including one promoting the podcast of a prominent neo-Nazi.
Mississippi Sen. Hyde-Smith has benefited from $3.7 million in outside spending since her racist remark was made public.