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Written on May 14, 2019

Nonprofit hospitals 'well-positioned to compete' amid health care disruption, S&P says
Nonprofit hospitals and health systems have been able to adapt to the evolving health care landscape over the years due to effective management, S&P Global Ratings said in a report. S&P said health care has transformed over the last 20 years and continues to change quickly.

Should nonprofits accept money from 'demon donors?'
Donors have been criticized for giving to Notre Dame. Nonprofits have been besieged for accepting opioid-tainted money. Pundits have argued that philanthropy is an elite charade that is failing democracy. When should a nonprofit refuse a gift?

Why cancer has become young execs' preferred charitable cause
More diagnoses among millennials mean an influx of youthful board members, and volunteers, for charities devoted to the disease.

Podcast: Donor-advised fund grants in a recession
Donor-Advised Funds have become one of the fastest-growing vehicles for philanthropy over the past decade or more. They’ve also become a lightning rod in the debate about charitable giving.

Tech Corner - "You should feel weird" about Amazon listening to what you say to Alexa, tech expert says
Amazon workers are listening to what you tell Alexa, a Bloomberg investigation revealed. So is there a legitimate business reason behind the practice?