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Learn best practices for repairing, replacing and maintaining exterior materials for a historic building.

State of Wisconsin: Department of Admistration

This grant program helps to preserve and improve access to the natural and historic resources of Wisconsin's Great Lakes coasts

Learn helpful information about flashing and how to ask your roofing professional the right questions.

State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society

This grant provides funding for the identification, evaluation, and listing of architectural and archaeological resources

General Information

Hart Family Funds for Small Towns

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Assists small town preservation and revitalization initiatives for towns with populations of 5,000 or less

Learn about structural issues that could occur in the foundation of your historic building.

Learn about historic construction materials and methods for commercial buildings to make better maintenance and rehabilitation decisions.

Learn how to remove and replace individual wood shingles on your historic house.

Learn how to replace clapboard wood siding on your historic building.

Explore tips for replacing or repairing roof shingles on your historic house.

Milwaukee Department of City Development

The City of Milwaukee offers matching grants to business and property owners in commercial districts to help improve the exterior facade of properties

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA)

WHEDA's programs strive to stimulate affordable housing and economic development throughout the state

General Information

Historic Homes Tax Credit Program

State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society

This program offers a 25-percent Wisconsin income tax credit for homeowners who rehabilitate historic, non-income-producing personal residences.

Learn how to choose a professional to help you plan your historic building rehabilitation project.

Learn how to reduce your heating and air conditioning costs by insulating and sealing basement or crawl space areas of your house.

Learn to identify and evaluate structural problems in your historic building's foundation.

See examples of organizations that have helped fund historic rehabilitation projects.

General Information

History and Culture Grants

National Park Service

The National Park Service provides funding for the preservation, acquisition, and interpretation of various historic and cultural resources.

Discover how storefronts were originally designed and how they have changed.

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