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Nonprofit board members must follow certain legal standards to protect the interests of members, sponsors, and donors.

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Weatherizing Your Historic House

Learn methods to weatherize a historic building and practices to avoid.

To make a case for historic preservation in your community, you must understand your audience

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

Learn tips for using our collections of over 40,000 published family histories for geneaology research.

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

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

Wisconsin has many inspiring examples of historic preservationists and artists working together to accomplish great things.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

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

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

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

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Anyone can apply for a Wisconsin Historical Marker by submitting a completed application form. Read how to do it step-by-step.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day performance

Learn how to get started with an advocacy effort to save historic buildings and resources in your community

Explore methods of assessing the exterior condition of your historic building.

Even if your nonprofit organization is staffed entirely by volunteers, your group must create a budget to operate effectively.

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