As worries mount over the GOP’s finances, donations to the Republican party have begun to drop. Questions over the financial stability of the party have been raised in recent weeks as news of mounting debt and a decline in donations has come to light. According to reports from the Federal Election Commission, the Republican National Committee raised only $9.2 million in May, down from $15.2 million in April. In addition to a decline in individual donations, the RNC has also seen large corporations halt giving altogether. The Republican Party’s current financial state is in stark contrast to the fundraising efforts of the Democratic National Committee. Earlier this year, the DNC announced that it had raised $34.5 million in April, the largest monthly fundraising total for the party since 2012. Experts suggest the declining donations may be a result of party members’ uncertainty about how their money might be used. A recent survey found thirty percent of Republican donors were planning to withhold their contributions until the Republican Party clarifies its stance on important issues. The drop in donations is also being attributed to the party’s negative national perception. Since the 2018 Midterm elections, the Republican Party has been the subject of ongoing criticism for its controversial immigration policies and its association with President Trump. To combat the crisis, the Republican National Committee has been launching aggressive campaigns to drum up funds. The move marks a shift away from traditional fundraising methods and towards more digital strategies. The RNC’s Committee on Arrangements has been particularly active on both Twitter and Facebook in recent weeks. While the Republican Party’s financial situation is far from ideal, there is still hope for the future. By making digital fundraising a priority, the RNC has a chance to reach more potential donors than ever before. With the right tactics and message, the party may soon be able to rise out of its troubled finances and start the journey towards a brighter tomorrow.