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New Yorker looks at annual Chronicle list and, among other things, tries to dissect why 2014 is "first time there have been so many young people" in top 50.

"Along with the rise in wealth and the public focus on giving, though, there seems to be a third explanation for the rise in charitable contributions by young people, which is far more controversial. As I’ve written in the past, in recent years, there has been a sharp rise in contributions to what are known as donor-advised funds, or D.A.F.s—special funds that are managed by foundations on behalf of donors."  -- Vauhini Vara, the New Yorker

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