The biggest charitable donations of 2006.

Analysis of the year's biggest philanthropists.
Feb. 16 2007 7:25 AM

The 2006 Slate 60

The year's biggest charitable donations.

"The 2006 Slate 60: The 60 largest American charitable contributions of the last year," by Rachael Larimore. Posted Feb. 16, 2007.

"The 2006 Slate 60: Pledges," compiled by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Posted. Feb. 16, 2007.

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"The 2006 Slate 60: Donations," compiled by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Posted. Feb. 16, 2007.

"Our Better Half: How to make giving it all away part of the American success story," by Henry Blodget. Posted Feb. 16, 2007.

"Uncharitable Thoughts: Are foundations elitist, anti-democratic, and in danger of losing their tax exemptions?" by Lincoln Caplan. Posted Feb. 16, 2007.

"Search the Slate 60," a searchable database of all donations recorded in the Slate 60 since its inception in 1996. Posted Feb. 16, 2007.

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