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The passion that fuels advocacy work can also lead to friction and conflict among the staff, board members, and volunteers of a nonprofit organization.

To avoid losing your community's historic resources during a disaster, you must prepare in advance and act quickly as the disaster unfolds.

Awareness of IP and nonprofit copyright laws will help you protect your organization's reputation and brand.

Your nonprofit board will be more successful if members adopt the skills and habits that lead to excellence in these six areas of competency.

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

One of the best ways to ensure that your nonprofit organization operates ethically is to keep your fundraising practices clean and transparent.

Learn methods of assessing the condition of the foundation, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems of a historic building.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day exhibit

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day historical research paper

Submission Guidelines

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

Guide or Instruction

Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.

Young people may have much to offer your historic preservation organization - and they could turn into dues-paying members down the road.

Submission Guidelines

The Historic Preservation and Restoration Awards recognize exemplary projects that have preserved or restored a part of Wisconsin's heritage

Follow this 5-step inspection to determine if your historic house or building needs new electrical wiring.

Website visitors will expect even your low-budget historic preservation group to have a professional-looking and regularly updated website.

A press list is an essential tool for you to develop a working relationship with members of the press.

If your nonprofit organization is considering investments and planned giving, you will need a committee that is dedicated to this task.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Check out a sample schedule to help you prepare for your own National History Day event

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.
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