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Learn how to purchase digital files and prints and receive permission for commercial and non-profit projects.

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

See a press release template for a school-level NHD event

Learn helpful tips for hiring the right contractor for a historic rehabilitation project.

A service-learning collaboration could be the perfect way for your historic preservation group to fulfill a specific project need.

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

Your nonprofit organization's tax status determines whether your organization can engage in lobbying and other political activities

Learn how to use our newspapers, obituaries and biographical articles for genealogy research.

Your advocacy group's message for historic preservation will have more impact if the people who deliver know how to be clear, rational, and appealing.

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

Your historic preservation group has many options to seek funding for preservation-related arts and humanities projects.

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.

Learn the basics of how to repair linoleum in your historic building.

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.

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

One way to attract and keep donors in your nonprofit organization is to operate with transparency.

Find helpful advice on choosing the right paint and supplies for your historic building.

Guide or Instruction

About the Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

Learn methods of assessing the condition of the foundation, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems of a historic building.

Guide or Instruction

Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.
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