Nonprofit Roundup: May 2017

Our clients are busy this month! We’re proud to help nonprofit organizations create good and we want to share their stories with the world. Click through the links below to learn more about the organizations we serve - and find out what you can do to make a difference too!



Catapult Design, a Denver-based nonprofit design consultancy providing engineering and implementation support, is gearing up to host their 4th Annual Change Labs on June 2-3 in Tuba City, AZ. This annual event supports Native American entrepreneurs through workshops, panels, popup shops, studio sessions with Navajo and Hopi artists, and a team-based session on entrepreneurial challenges facing Navajo business owners.

NCSL International, a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the science of measurement (metrology), recently signed a memorandum of understanding with ASTM International, another global organization that shares an interest in metrology. This partnership furthers the collaborative spirit between NCSL and ASTM to improve the development of measurement standards and methods in a wide variety of technical industries.

The Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning’s Spring Cafe was recently spotlighted by The Denver Foundation in a video blog. Located in Denver, the Spring Cafe employs refugees and provides training programs to prepare them for jobs in the customer service industry. In addition to the Spring Institute’s other intercultural learning programs and services, the Spring Cafe serves Denver’s immigrant and refugee community.

The WILD Foundation, a global conservation organization headquartered in Boulder, CO, is teaming up with the Boulder Bear Coalition (BBC) and the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) on a new project to increase natural forage in the foothills and keep bears out of urban Boulder. By accelerating production and recovery of fruit-bearing shrubs in natural black bear habitat, the new program hopes to make bears less likely to migrate into urban environments in search of food. Get more details on this pilot program and learn how to bear-proof your own home and neighborhood too!


Therapeutic Riding, Inc. recently hosted a “Pink Posse Barn Raiser,” a fundraising event supporting TRI’s new Pink Posse Program. This program will provide no-cost horseback riding lessons and other equine activities for women living with or surviving breast cancer.

Ann Arbor Academy, a nonprofit school for children with learning differences, will host a public workshop on May 31 geared towards parents who have daughters with ADHD. Presented by ADHD specialist Dr. Michelle Frank, this workshop will explore the unique experience of girls and women who have ADHD, and ways to support children and loved ones with the condition. The effects of ADHD on self esteem, peer relationships, and daily emotions will be discussed.