President Trump’s Inaugural Committee Gave $5 Million to Six Charities. Previous Presidents Spend Their Extra Donations on their Presidential Library.

Donald Trumps 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee 990 Tax filings showed that he contributed $5 million to charitable causes. 

A total of $5 million was given to charities, including $1 million dollars each to the Salvation Army, the American Red Cross, and Samaritan’s Purse, intended to aid in relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey. A donation of $1.75 million was given to groups that preserve and refurbish the White House and the Naval Observatory, the vice president’s official residence. The Smithsonian Institution received the remaining $250,000.

Link to President Trump’s inaugural committee tax filing
See page 111


Trump Inaugural Committee 2017 Tax Form 990 showing charitable donations totaling $5 million
Trump Inaugural Committee 2017 Tax Form 990

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Obama’s 2009 Inaugural Committee form 990
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