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

General Information

Bemis Company Foundation

Bemis Company, Inc.

The foundation supports area projects involved in arts & culture and education.

Learn what to consider before you retrofit your historic house for air conditioning.

Learn about the procedures for handling publicly-owned or abandoned burial sites.

General Information

Historic Building Foundations

Learn the three things you should know about the construction of your historic building's foundation.

For Properties with Human Burial Sites

Do you own a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn about your rights and responsibilities under state law.

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

Review unique considerations for flat roofs, including how to work with a professional roofer to replace your low-slope roof.

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

Read this information before planning a project inside a cemetery or mound group.

Explore best practices for painting your historic building.

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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.

State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society

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

How to renovate upper floor space into residential units.

Learn the best practices to preserve your original plaster walls and ceilings.

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

Learn about the importance of the streetscape in your downtown and how to preserve it.

Learn methods of sealing and insulating many different parts of your historic house.

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West Foundation Grants

Ruth St. John and John Dunham West Foundation, Inc.

This grant supports organizations through the financial promotion of humanitarian, educational, charitable, cultural and civic or public purposes.
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