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The Wisconsin Nonprofit Compensation & Benefit Survey is available May 3 - June 25, 2021. All Wisconsin nonprofits are encouraged to participate. 

For an update on the Institute's activities, check out our Spring 2021 newsletter.  The final session in our Spring 2021 Careers in the Nonprofit Sector Speaker Sseries was held on Wednesday, March 31. The recordings of the first two sessions are now available: Careers in Arts Management and Careers in Human Needs/Human Services Organizations

In preparing our students to contribute meaningfully to society, the UW-Whitewater Institute for Nonprofit Management Studies provides a forum for the promotion of nonprofit management studies at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and within the larger community. Its aim is to encourage research, expand educational opportunities, and grow technical assistance capacity to support the nonprofit sector in the region. The Institute contributes to the College of Business and Economics (COBE)'s nonprofit management studies program in its support of community engagement, student development, and faculty research. For additional information on UW-Whitewater's Nonprofit Management academic programs, including our minor for business and non-business majors, and emphasis for General Management majors, visit our Nonprofit Management program page

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Jobs That Help provides information on nonprofit career opportunities in Wisconsin for both employers and job seekers. 

The Helen Bader Institute has developed recommendations to help nonprofits re-engage after COVID-19. Its report on Moving Forward will provide considerations to help you navigate a post-pandemic world. 

National COVID-19 Nonprofit Impact Report

Researchers have released a nationwide picture of COVID impacts. A total of 68 state level reports from 43 states covering over 21,000 nonprofit organizations have been compiled to provide a national level synthesis of COVID's impact on the nonprofit sector. The written report and a shared table summarizing the state reports is available at this link:  States of COVID-19:  Synthesis of State-level Nonprofit Reports on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Wisconsin COVID-19 Impact Study

The Helen Bader Institute (HBI), in collaboration with the Institute for Nonprofit Management Studies (INMS), conducted a series of surveys to assess the state of Wisconsin nonprofits after the onset of the coronavirus. Report One is available:  The COVID-19 Effect on Wisconsin's Nonprofit Sector. 

HBI and INMS also evaluated the impact of the pandemic on various sectors of nonprofit organizations. For details, see the reports on the COVID-19 Effect on Nonprofit Human Services and on the COVID-19 Effect on Arts, Culture, & Humanities.

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