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Guide or Instruction

About the Book Award of Merit

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites submissions for the Society's annual Book Award of Merit, awarded in June of each year.

By using a committee governance structure, your nonprofit board can divide up its work into more manageable tasks.

Each year member readers vote for the best original article of the volume year of the Wisconsin Magazine of History

Submission Guidelins

The Wisconsin Historical Society and the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society invite nominations of published genealogies of Wisconsin families

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

If your nonprofit board forms a governance committee, it will serve as your board’s conscience and ensure your board lives up to its potential.

Your historic preservation group can find many ways to collaborate and share information with universities and colleges.

Preservation is very much about people, and many reporters are looking for human-interest stories that inspire others. Learn how to create those stories.

The name you choose for your historic preservation organization will influence your "brand" and ultimately the success of your organization.

The duties of nonprofit board officers generally break down into three roles: president or chair, vice president or vice chair, and treasurer.

Explore guidelines for building an addition to a historic house while preserving its historic character.

Guide or Instruction

About the Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

A great nonprofit board can make the difference between a highly successful organization and one that few people even know about.

As your historic preservation organization grows, you may face big decisions about how to accomplish your growing workload.

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board (WHRAB) and the Wisconsin Historical Society invite nominations for the Governor's Archives Awards

See guidelines for planning your rehabilitation project, and organizing the design and construction.

People become members of your nonprofit organization for many reasons, but the key reason is belief in your mission.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

Learn methods to weatherize a historic building and practices to avoid.

Learn about some of the challenges your group my face as it moves through stages of development.

Help your historic preservation advocacy group get from point A to point B by developing a goal-based strategic plan.
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