Nonprofit Roundup: April 2016

Not every accountant can claim they love their job, but in our case it's true! We’re proud of the nonprofit organizations we serve, and feel lucky to end every day knowing that in some small way we've helped an organization create good in the world.

Our clients have been busy this month! Click on the links below to learn more about each nonprofit organization and their upcoming events.

Nonprofit Roundup April 2016


On Friday, April 15th, EmBOLDen Alliances will be partnering with Seeds of Exchange and Anoothi US to bring an exclusive screening of “Honor Diaries” to the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, CO. There will be a lively panel and community discussion, in addition to appetizers, beverages, and an Artisan Marketplace. Tickets are a suggested donation of $20 per person, and the proceeds will benefit the global impact of emBOLDen Alliances and Seeds of Exchange.

Catapult Design is a Denver-based nonprofit design company that specializes in resource-limited projects in developing nations. A recent write-up of their organization on Line//Shape//Space delves into their adaptable approach to design, which includes projects such as solar lanterns for off-grid families in Kenya and innovative water transportation systems in India.

For over 40 years, The WILD Foundation has protected wilderness while meeting the needs of human communities. Now, they are putting out a call for young change-makers to build upon the next phase of CoalitionWILD - an international network of young conservation and wilderness leaders. Based in WILD’s hometown of Boulder, CO, this next phase will create a local Alliance with the goal of supporting a CoalitionWILD Ambassador project and creating a connected community of young conservation leaders in Boulder. To join this pilot alliance or learn more about their program goals, check out WILD’s recent blog post.


Ozone House, a community-based Ann Arbor nonprofit housing agency for high-risk youth and their families, has recently partnered with the Washtenaw Intermediate School District for a new joint venture - The Education Project. This project aims to help students experiencing homelessness or unstable living situations to enroll in school, regularly attend classes, and succeed academically. For more information on The Education Project and Ozone House, read their recent newsletter.

The Haiti Nursing Foundation recently released their 2015 Annual Report, which details their groundbreaking programs in Occupational/Physical Therapy and Nurse Midwifery. The Haiti Nursing Foundation provides financial support to the Faculty of Nursing Science of the Episcopal University of Haiti, or FSIL, which was this year named the #1 nursing program in Haiti by the Ministry of Public Health. Find out more about FSIL, the Haiti Nursing Foundation, and their Michigan-area fundraising events on their website.

The Spring 2016 newsletter of Ann Arbor’s Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is out! With many updates on TRI’s new programs, equipment, and donor-supported initiatives, this newsletter offers a peek into the day-to-day operations of this equine-based therapeutic services provider, and how they help children and adults with disabilities experience the joy of horseback riding.