Steve Vick, Founder of Nonprofit Ally
This podcast episode is an interview with Steve Vick, founder of Nonprofit Ally. Nonprofit Ally is a community website loaded with resources to help those who are interested in starting a nonprofit organization. Steve is the executive director of Noble Paws in Alaska, where the mission is to help people with disabilities find new means of mobility and independence with the help of sled dogs. He has a background in journalism and never planned to pursue a nonprofit career. He shares his personal experience with nonprofit organizations and what led him to start Nonprofit Ally.
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Included in this episode:
Overview of steps for starting a nonprofit organization
Incorporating within your state
Register business name
Obtain Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Hold first official board meeting to adopt bylaws, elect board members, assign seats for board members
Apply for tax exempt status – 501(c)3
Podcast and other types of services and resources offered at Nonprofit Ally
Fundraising ideas for nonprofit organizations that are just getting started
Examples of organizations that Steve has helped
NonProfit Ally Testimonials
3DP4ME – Providing 3D printing to restore hope, hearing, and mobility in the Middle East
XOXO Hats for Strength – Provides hand-knitted hats for cancer patients
Links to resources:
Nonprofit Ally home page - nonprofitally.com
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