Gifts Surge From the Wealthiest U.S. Donors

The Chronicle’s ranking of the 50 donors who give the most to charitable causes shows that the wealthy contributed $7.7-billion in 2013; 4 percent more than in 2012.

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan were the most generous philanthropists in 2013, and the youngest ever to top The Chronicle’s Philanthropy 50 list. Gifts by living donors totaled about as much as in the previous two years combined.

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