College of Business and Economics

Bojana Zoric Martinez to give the John Kenneth Kyle Lecture, September 27, 2023

Bojana Zoric Martinez, Director of the Bureau of Refugee Programs and Wisconsin State Refugee Coordinator, will deliver the 2023 John Kenneth Kyle Lecture on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 in Summers Auditorium at the University Center on the UW-Whitewater campus. She will address the impact of the combined dynamics of government policy and support, and nonprofit service provision and advocacy, on refugees in the United States. The event starts at 5:00 pm with a reception and refreshments, followed directly by her presentation at 6:00 pm. This event is free and the public is invited to attend. Reservations are not required. Click here for the flyer. For more information, please contact the Institute for Nonprofit Management Studies staff at or 262-472-7158. 

About the Institute for Nonprofit Management Studies

Located within UW-W CoBE’s Department of Management, the Institute for Nonprofit Management Studies promotes the study and practice of nonprofit management at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and within the larger community. The Institute focuses on relevant research, energized education, and community co-production to strengthen Wisconsin communities.

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The Institute for Nonprofit Management Studies recently worked with the Helen Bader Institute on the Wisconsin Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Report which is now available for review. Click here for more information about the report and to obtain a copy. 

For 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.  If you are interested in pursuing a nonprofit management minor or emphasis, please visit CoBE Advising in Hyland 1200. Their drop-in hours are Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, or you can call them any time during regular office hours at 262-472-4900.  Please also feel free to reach out to the Nonprofit Management academic team at


Faculty Research and Wisconsin Idea

Our faculty research publications promote the Wisconsin Idea ( by addressing issues in nonprofit and social practice to improve society. We publish articles for scholarly audiences, book chapters for students and professionals, and articles and reports for professionals and the general public. A comprehensive list of faculty publications is available at  Where material is freely available, we have included links. If you would like a copy of a piece that is not freely available, email us at with your request. 

Wisconsin's Nonprofit Sector

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. 


If you are graduating soon with a focus in Nonprofit Management, or just looking for work in the nonprofit sector, here are some sites you might find helpful. 


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