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

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

To find and attract major donors to your nonprofit organization, you need a long-term strategy and a great way to make your organization stand out.

Questions to Get You Started

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

Guide or Instruction

Cemetery Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using cemetery records for family history research.

Bylaws provide an operating framework for your new nonprofit organization.

Review methods of removing paint and managing lead paint in your historic building.

Submission Guidelines

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

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day documentary

Your historic preservation group can make compelling arguments for preservation by creating videos and posting them online.

A media packet will help your historic preservation group communicate your message to members of the media who attend your events.

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

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

Learn how to advocate for the preservation of historic buildings and resources in your community.

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.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day performance

Learn tips for using local and county histories for geneaology research.

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

Guide or Instruction

Birth Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using birth records for family history research.

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Wisconsin History Website Award.
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