Nonprofit Roundup: January 2017

Some people think accounting is boring. We say - not when you work with nonprofits! We’re proud of the nonprofit organizations we serve, and feel lucky to end every day knowing that we've helped an organization create good in the world.

New year, new events! Our clients are kicking of 2017 in style, with lots of exciting changes and upcoming opportunities to support your local and global communities. Click through the links to learn more about how you can help these nonprofit organizations create good.

Nonprofit Roundup January 2017


Alpine Autism Center hosts a safety fair at their treatment facility in Colorado Springs on January 13. Part of the center’s focus is keeping the community safe and healthy, and this fair offers a range of safety services that cater to community members of all ages. Some of the topics covered include how to keep your home safe, interactive displays for children, and raising awareness for the safety respondents of the local autism community.

The American Mountain Guides Association recently celebrated another successful year of training and certification. In 2016, 434 students participated in 53 programs, and 88 were newly certified as guides or rock instructors. The courses and certifications offered by AMGA are endorsed by the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association and the International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation. Learn more about the stringent requirements of AMGA’s guide programs.

Congratulations to Heather Fleming, co-founder and CEO of Catapult Design, for being named one of Impact Design Hub’s “40 Under 40”! These young leaders are designing social good through creativity, courage, and compassion.


Changes are in store for Ann Arbor's Haiti Nursing Foundation, as Marcia Lane, the organization’s first - and to date, only - Executive Director steps down after many years of dedicated service. HNF’s new Executive Director, Thom Bales, has been working closely with the HNF team for the past month to ease the transition. Altruic Advisors would like to extend our best wishes to Marcia and Thom in the new year!

Michigan Audubon is seeking submissions for their Jack Pine Warbler cover photo contest. Jack Pine Warbler is the bi-monthly member magazine of Michigan Audubon, and has been in publication for over 100 years. The winner of this contest will see their outstanding bird photo grace the cover of this magazine in 2017. Submissions will be accepted through February 15.