News & Events


  • HBI Summer Film Series - HBI is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Summer Film Series , which seeks to take a look into all aspects of the world social sector and our place in this ever-evolving landscape. Mark your calendars - you won't want to miss these films and the important discussions that follow.
  • HBI Launches the Wisconsin Nonprofit Career Center - The Helen Bader Institute (HBI) for Nonprofit Management at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is proud to announce the WI Nonprofit Career Center - the premier resource in Wisconsin to connect nonprofit career opportunities with highly qualified talent throughout the state.
  • Ihrke co-authors article for Journal of Human Service Organizations - Ihrke's paper, Perceptions of Privatization in Michigan, examines the attitudes of elected local officials towards the use of privatization of public services by local governments.
  • Andersson co-authors article in VOLUNTAS - "Dimensions of Capacity in Nonprofit Human Service Organizations"
    by William A. Brown Email, Fredrik O. Andersson, Suyeon Jo
    VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
    December 2016, Volume 27, Issue 6, pp 2889–2912
  • Chikoto-Schultz and Neely publish article in VOLUNTAS - "Exploring the Nexus of Nonprofit Financial Stability and Financial Growth"
    by Grace L. Chikoto-Schultz and Daniel Gordon Neely
    VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
    December 2016, Volume 27, Issue 6, pp 2561–2575
  • Fredrik O. Andersson lead author in article in the journal VOLUNTAS - "Toward More Targeted Capacity Building: Diagnosing Capacity Needs Across Organizational Life Stages"
    by Fredrik O. Andersson, Lewis Faulk, and Amanda J. Stewart
    VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations December 2016, Volume 27, Issue 6, pp 2860–2888.
  • New Data on The Number of Organizations, Employment and Wages in the Nonprofit Sector - The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides real data on a number of key nonprofit sector features including employment, and wages. The report, among other things, offers a look at how nonprofit jobs are distributed geographically and what proportion of the jobs are nonprofit.
  • Nonprofit Wisconsin in Brief: Size and Scope - Commissioned by the Wisconsin Nonprofits Association, HBI scholars and staff have published this Wisconsin Nonprofit “Size & Scope” report to provide an overview of the State’s nonprofit sector.
  • Nonprofit Fiscal Sponsors: An Overview of a Vital Yet Unacknowledged Nonprofit Industry - This presentation describes and examines nonprofit fiscal sponsors i.e. an already existing nonprofit organization agreeing to provide a legal home and support for currently unincorporated nonprofit entities.
  • Determinants of School Failure in the Milwaukee Voucher Program - In this presentation we use 25-years of data to map out instances of nonprofit school failure in Milwaukee’s longstanding voucher school program.


  • Nonprofit Management Graduate Programs Info Session - Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    UWM Alumni House, 3230 E Kenwood Blvd.

    Join us for a Graduate Education Information Session at the UWM Alumni House
  • 25 Years of Growth in the Wisconsin Nonprofit Sector - Friday, December 6, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex Room, 1140

    The nonprofit sector in Wisconsin, reflective of the nation, has changed in the last quarter century. However, how has the sector evolved over 25 years? This study will characterize changes in the Wisconsin nonprofit landscape to examine the number of nonprofits broken down by public charities, private foundations, and other nonprofits.