America's biggest donors of 2013

Published On: Feb 18 2013 02:57:37 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 11 2014 01:00:19 AM CST

The Chronicle of Philanthropy has released its list of America's biggest donors of 2013. Take a look at the 15 most generous donors.

Biggest donors - Irwin Jacobs
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8. Irwin and Joan Jacobs. Donations: $221.2 million. Jacobs is one of the founders of media company Qualcomm. The couple donated $133 million to establish the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute at Cornell New York City Tech. They also gave large gifts to the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego, the Dunaway Foundation and the San Diego Public Library Foundation.

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