America's biggest donors gave $7.7-billion to nonprofits in 2013, with higher education and family foundations receiving the most money. Read more about how The Chronicle compiled this list.

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Where the Philanthropy 50 donors live and where they gave in 2013: Nonprofits in California and New York received the most gifts and the most money, almost $3.5-billion combined.
State Donors From donors Recipients To recipients
Note: Some donors did not disclose the groups to which they gave or how much they donated to each organization. Two recipients were located outside the United States.
Alabama 2 $90,063,785 2 $90,063,785
Alaska 0 $0 0 $0
Arizona 0 $0 0 $0
Arkansas 0 $0 0 $0
California 15 $2,781,049,917 27 $2,337,536,917
Colorado 1 $50,100,000 2 $5,000,000
Connecticut 1 $143,450,000 3 $382,950,000
Delaware 0 $0 0 $0
District of Columbia 2 $164,700,000 7 $209,050,000
Florida 0 $0 0 $0
Georgia 1 $66,000,000 3 $66,500,000
Hawaii 1 $225,000,000 0 $0
Idaho 0 $0 0 $0
Illinois 0 $0 1 $10,000,000
Indiana 1 $39,000,000 1 $39,000,000
Iowa 0 $0 0 $0
Kansas 0 $0 1 $100,000
Kentucky 0 $0 0 $0
Louisiana 0 $0 0 $0
Maine 0 $0 0 $0
Maryland 0 $0 0 $0
Massachusetts 1 $100,000,000 3 $73,000,000
Michigan 0 $0 1 $360,100,000
Minnesota 0 $0 2 $79,800,000
Mississippi 0 $0 0 $0
Missouri 0 $0 0 $0
Montana 0 $0 0 $0
Nebraska 0 $0 0 $0
Nevada 1 $70,000,000 1 $70,000,000
New Hampshire 0 $0 0 $0
New Jersey 0 $0 0 $0
New Mexico 0 $0 0 $0
New York 12 $1,589,456,000 22 $1,150,000,000
North Carolina 0 $0 2 $110,000,000
North Dakota 0 $0 0 $0
Ohio 0 $0 0 $0
Oklahoma 0 $0 0 $0
Oregon 1 $500,000,000 1 $500,000,000
Pennsylvania 1 $50,000,000 1 $50,000,000
Rhode Island 0 $0 0 $0
South Carolina 0 $0 0 $0
South Dakota 2 $168,000,000 5 $47,500,000
Tennessee 0 $0 0 $0
Texas 5 $1,229,423,252 6 $1,108,594,177
Utah 0 $0 0 $0
Vermont 0 $0 0 $0
Virginia 0 $0 3 $27,000,000
Washington 2 $345,000,000 5 $345,000,000
West Virginia 0 $0 0 $0
Wisconsin 1 $67,300,000 0 $0
Wyoming 0 $0 0 $0
How much Philanthropy 50 donors have given in the past decade: 2013 was the year with the highest median gift. Use the check boxes below to adjust for inflation and exclude amounts given through bequests.

Year Total Maximum on list Minimum on list Median
Note: The 2006 total includes Warren Buffett's $36.1-billion pledge to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
2003 $5,750,148,500 $1,905,500,000 $16,208,500 $37,800,000
2004 $9,837,446,198 $3,350,000,000 $21,000,000 $45,000,000
2005 $4,042,922,673 $404,000,000 $25,000,000 $40,600,000
2006 $50,736,471,425 $43,549,295,000 $37,600,000 $73,200,000
2007 $7,393,049,567 $1,200,000,000 $39,000,000 $74,700,000
2008 $15,538,489,255 $5,200,000,000 $30,450,000 $69,300,000
2009 $4,124,039,702 $705,000,000 $16,200,000 $41,400,000
2010 $3,258,472,656 $332,000,000 $20,000,000 $39,575,700
2011 $10,435,423,966 $6,000,000,000 $26,000,000 $60,972,835
2012 $7,438,511,292 $3,084,315,989 $27,000,000 $49,600,000
2013 $7,678,542,954 $992,160,000 $37,500,000 $86,100,000

Data compiled by Maria Di Mento, with assistance from Caroline Bermudez. Interactive by Justin Myers.