top of page
ARK Home About Bakckground-01_edited.png

Public Health Epidemiology Conversations Podcast


Episode #15 Interview with Steve Vick: Starting a Nonprofit Organization

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.

Listen to This Episode of the Public Health Epidemiology Conversations (PHEC) Podcast

Included in this episode:

Overview of steps for starting a nonprofit organization

  • Incorporating within your state

  • Register business name

  • Create bylaws

  • 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

Links to resources:

Like This Episode?

Click links below to share this episode with your network!

Comment below with your favorite takeaway!

bottom of page