By Julia Manchester | 29 March 2018
THE HILL — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has closed his charity for white men, but there are lingering questions about where the six-figure sum raised for the foundation went.
In January 2017, Yiannopoulos opened applications for the “Yiannopoulos Privilege Grant,” $2,500 college scholarships meant for low-income white men. But questions surround how the $100,000 raised for the fund was handled, NBC News reported Thursday.
“At present, the Privilege Grant is not accepting new applications or donations,” Yiannopoulos told NBC.
“Public donations to the Grant have been allocated to worthy recipients, and we are in the process of distributing the final awards,” he continued. “We are also discussing what form future activities may take, and under whose leadership they might proceed. The Grant remains a 501(c)(3) charity in good standing with the IRS.”
Yiannopoulos had originally said the grants would go to 100 people, but later said the grants would go to 10 people. […]