NonProfit of the month

Catalyst Space

Catalyst Space

Years in existence: 3 years

Total number of employees: Two employees

Type of nonprofit: 501(c)(3) — Makerspace

Populations served: Blair County and surrounding areas

Area of focus: Small business development and prototyping

Phone: 814-201-2196

Email: contact@catalystspace.org

What services or programs does your nonprofit provide?

Catalyst Space provides classes and workshops. We have weekly opportunities to learn how to use a 3D printer, laser cutter and a CNC machine.

Upcoming event

6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17 — Hand sculpting/building ceramics and pottery class. Additional events and classes can be found on the Catalyst Space website at catalystspace.org/events.

Additional information:

— Catalyst Space is an open-access workshop and incubator in Altoona, with the necessary tools and resources to inspire the next generation.

— Catalyst Space is the place where curiosity is instilled, ideas materialize and dreams become tangible.

— Catalyst Space is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization managed by a volunteer board of directors comprised of successful entrepreneurs from the Blair County area.

Through cooperation with the Blair County Chamber of Commerce, the Mirror will feature a nonprofit

corporation on the last Sunday of each month.