Katie Appold


Executive Director

Inform USA National Office


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Professional Bio

Katie’s nonprofit career includes a variety of leadership roles for human service, foundation, and publishing-related nonprofits, as well as many volunteer roles. Under Katie’s leadership, nonprofit organizations have developed new programs related to free healthcare, affordable and accessible housing, and literacy programs for K-12 students. In her first Executive Director role, Katie increased the annual revenue of the organization she led by 300% and received the top grant prize nationwide for affordable housing through the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis. She went on to help establish Do More Good. This nonprofit educational platform eventually merged with Nonprofit Hub, one of the largest free content sites for nonprofits in North America.

Today, Katie serves as the leader of Inform USA, formerly the Alliance for Information and Referral Services. She also serves as an adjunct professor of nonprofit leadership for Cornerstone University and owns a consulting practice called Nonprofit Nav, LLC.

Her educational background includes an undergraduate degree in business administration and a master's degree in nonprofit leadership.

Katie serves on the boards of the National 211 Steering Committee, Gracious Grounds, and the Grand Haven Children’s Museum.


Parent: Inform USA National Office

4800 Hampden Lane ste 200 Bethesda, MD 20814


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