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National History Day in Wisconsin

Example recruitment and confirmation letters to school-level event judges for National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Make the most of your meeting with an elected official or political staffer by takinge the right actions before, during, and after the meeting.

Your historic preservation group can boost its public profile by incorporating a public relations mindset into daily communications.

Before you can officially call your organization a "nonprofit," you must apply for tax-exempt status with the IRS.

Guide or Instruction

Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

Insulate and seal walls in your historic house to improve energy efficiency.

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 1 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can accomplish great things by building a good relationship with government officials.

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

Guide or Instruction

Passenger Lists Research Tips

Learn tips for using passenger lists for family history research.

Your nonprofit preservation organization can find funding opportunities and lots of support from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day historical research paper

The core responsibility of your nonprofit board is to work together as a group to govern your organization.

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.

Asking for money is never easy, but these tips suggest some easy ways to ask people to support your nonprofit organization.

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.

Submission Guidelines

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

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.
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