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Blogging can be a useful communication tool for your historic preservation group to share its advocacy message with a large online audience.

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

Learn how archaeologists request approval from the Director of the Wisconsin Historical Society

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

Learn tips for using local and county histories for geneaology research.

To build your nonprofit organization's membership, you can apply many of the same strategies that businesses use to attract customers.

Aim for success by developing a fundraising strategy that incorporates the practices and methods in this article.

As your historic preservation organization grows, you may face big decisions about how to accomplish your growing workload.

Design and facilitate your historic preservation group meetings to foster a lively and productive discussion

Investing in your resources wisely is the key to maximizing your budget. Learn which resources are worth the money.

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

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

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.

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 2 of 2

Learn how to plan the details to ensure your historic preservation group's event is a success.

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

Directions for replacing a broken or rotted sash cord in a historic window.

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Guide or Instruction

Cemetery Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using cemetery records for family history research.

Get answers to some common questions about intellectual property for historic preservation organizations.
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