Nonprofit Roundup: August 2017

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The 2017 NCSL International Workshop & Symposium will be held August 13-17 in National Harbor, Maryland. The theme of the conference is “Precision and Performance with Measurement Science” and will focus on the impending revisions to criteria for quality and integrity in testing and calibration - the first time in 16 years that the principal benchmarks will be changed. NCSL International is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, and provides training and support for scientists and experts in the field of measurement science.

Did you miss the Freshwater Project International Yoga For Freshwater fundraiser in Golden, Colorado, last week? You can still donate to support menstrual hygiene management in Malawi schools, part of FPI’s comprehensive WASH In Schools program. One of FPI’s three program pillars, WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) is a primary focus of the organization, providing clean water, latrines, and hygiene education to schoolchildren in Malawi.

Check out this new video from Catapult Design, highlighting the finalists of the 2017 Innovation Challenge, a competition hosted by Catapult to identify and support Native American entrepreneurs with ideas to solve social challenges. Catapult Design will be following the stories of the three winners of the next year to help build an understanding of the unique challenges faced by Native small businesses operating on tribal lands.


What are you doing this weekend? Join Michigan Audubon at the Capital City Bird Sanctuary in Lansing, Michigan, to help improve native habitat and remove invasive plants. Michigan Audubon is always seeking groups for volunteer workdays. Corporate, church, school, and community groups are all welcome; contact Michigan Audubon for more details!

My Turn: A Sensory Friendly Sunday at Therapeutic Riding, Inc. will take place on August 13 at TRI’s facility in Ann Arbor. This free, sensory-friendly event will allow families affected by autism and other sensory sensitivities to learn about horses and participate in horse-themed activities. Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is an organizing partner of “My Turn,” a free monthly program for families with children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder.