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

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a History Day website

Guide or Instruction

Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

The key to managing an internal crisis in your nonprofit organization is to plan for it.

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

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

Use these five tools to craft a convincing message to advocate for historic preservation in your community.

Submission Guidelines

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

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

Each year member readers vote for the best original article of the volume year of the Wisconsin Magazine of History

Guide or Instruction

Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do the day of a National History Day event at your school

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Get tips on how to handle communications when opponents to your cause become unpleasant.

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

The first steps to start a new nonprofit organization in Wisconsin are the same, regardless of the new organization’s purpose and mission.

Chapter 6: Preservation Commission Budgets and Finances, Page 2 of 3

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

Submission Guidelines

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