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Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 1 of 3

An auction is a great way to engage members in fundraising for your nonprofit organization, but it is also a huge commitment.

Your entire nonprofit board can be paralyzed by the bad behavior and negative attitude of even one board member.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day documentary

Learn how to start researching your family history using our physical and online family history resources.

Steps for removing non-historic replacement siding on a historic building.

National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do after holding a National History Day event at your school

Guide or Instruction

Birth Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using birth records for family history research.

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

Submission Guidelines

The Reuben Gold Thwaites Trophy is presented annually a historical society for excellence in service to its community.

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.

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

See guidelines for planning your rehabilitation project, and organizing the design and construction.

Learn how to repair ceramic tiles in your historic house.

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.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Your historic preservation group can find many ways to collaborate and share information with universities and colleges.

When your advocacy group is feeling the pinch of its small labor force, a public relations professional can be a good investment.

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.

Learn how to repair mortar on your historic brick, stone or stucco building.

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