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

By adopting a gift-acceptance policy, your nonprofit organization might be able to achieve both financial security and flexibility.

When you start a new nonprofit organization, you must not overlook some mundane but important operating practices.

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.

National History Day in Wisconsin

See a press release template for a school-level NHD event

Your historic preservation group can use a free online mapping tool to create a virtual tour of a historic site or building in your community.

Understanding Your Community's Values about Historic Resources, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy work will be most effective if you match your efforts to your community's values on historic resources.

You will go a long way toward getting good publicity for historic preservation if you build good working relationships with the press.

Learn how to maintain the woodwork in your historic house or building.

Social media has become so common that your historic preservation organization may appear out of touch if you do not use it in your operations.

Learn how to reduce your heating and air conditioning costs by insulating and sealing basement or crawl space areas of your house.

Design and facilitate your historic preservation group meetings to foster a lively and productive discussion

How to identify water-related issues and ways to keep water away from the foundation of a historic building.

See the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent a costly rehabilitation project.

Your advocacy group's message for historic preservation will have more impact if the people who deliver know how to be clear, rational, and appealing.

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 3 of 3

If your fundraising auction is to be a success, your auction table must have high-quality, meaningful items that generate buzz among the bidders.

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

Your nonprofit organization's tax status determines whether your organization can engage in lobbying and other political activities

Tours offer a great way to increase the visibility of your organization and preservation issues in the area.

Conflict will be inevitable in your nonprofit organization, but avoiding a conflict will only waste time and drive people away from your organization.
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