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Learn how to repair mortar on your historic brick, stone or stucco building.

Review the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for historic building rehabilitation projects.

Learn how to clean, repair, paint and maintain metal features on your historic building.

Ensure your building is compatible with the historic properties around it.

General Information

National Trust Preservation Funds

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Grants from the National Trust Preservation Funds encourage preservation at the local level by providing seed money for preservation projects.

General Information

Historic Building Window Types

Learn about the different types of windows that are found in historic buildings.

Find out about zoning regulations in your community.

Learn common causes of paint failure and preventative measures.

Read an overview of role of state statutes and see the compendium of primary state historic preservation laws (PDF).

USDA Rural Development

This program provides loans, grant and technical assistance to rural communites.

Learn how to choose exterior paint colors for your historic building.

State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society

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

American Architectural Foundation

This grants program helps local nonprofit design/civic groups produce public education programming for children.

Learn why the windows in your historic building are worth repairing and restoring.

Learn to identify typical concrete block foundation problems.

Eligible properties must retain the essential physical appearance of the period in which they were important, and meet one of four criteria.

Learn how to get necessary approvals for your rehabilitation project.

General Information

Herzfeld Foundation Grants

Herzfeld Foundation

The Herzfeld Foundation makes grants available in the areas of Arts and Culture, Education, and Civic Improvment

Find helpful advice on choosing the right paint and supplies for your historic building.

Learn about assessing the condition of the structure, floors, ceilings, walls and fixtures of a historic building.
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