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Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day exhibit

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

Bylaws provide an operating framework for your new nonprofit organization.

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

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a History Day website

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

Social events and educational programs are two of the best ways to build membership in your historic preservation organization.

Grant funding is readily available for historic preservation organizations that are willing to put in some hard work.

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

If your historic preservation group is not using internet technologies to reach your supporters, you are closing doors on a broad audience.

Before you sign the paperwork to form a new historic preservation group, learn about your supporters and community.

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

Facebook offers enormous potential to build support and raise money for your cause.

Guide or Instruction

Why Nonprofit Boards Fail

Nonprofit boards typically fail for one of two reasons: they lose sight of their mission, or they don't adapt to change.

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.

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

Your nonprofit organization's history includes valuable information and insights - your institutional memory - that should not be lost to time.

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.

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

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