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Memberships

Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC)

NACC is a membership association of academic centers or programs at accredited colleges and universities that focus on the study of nonprofit organizations, voluntarism and/or philanthropy. Established in 1991, NACC is the first group entirely dedicated to the promotion and networking of nonprofit academic centers. John Palmer Smith, HBI’s Executive Director, served as president of NACC from 2004 through 2006.

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

ARNOVA is a neutral, open forum committed to strengthening the research community in the emerging field of nonprofit and philanthropic studies. ARNOVA brings together both theoretical and applied interests, helping scholars gain insight into the day-to-day concerns of nonprofit organizations, while providing nonprofit professionals with research they can use.

International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR)

ISTR promotes research and education in the fields of philanthropy, civil society and the nonprofit sector. ISTR reflects the growing worldwide interest in nonprofit research and provides a permanent forum for international research, while at the same time building a global scholarly community in this field.

Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee

The Nonprofit Center is a membership organization providing services and expertise that promote organizational strength and improve the level of excellence in the nonprofit sector.

Wisconsin Nonprofits Association

The Wisconsin Nonprofits Association is a statewide, sector-wide membership association dedicated to increasing the effectiveness, visibility and credibility of nonprofits throughout the state.