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Make the most of your meeting with an elected official or political staffer by takinge the right actions before, during, and after the meeting.

Review the steps a professional will take when replacing the foundation of your historic building.

Review methods of removing paint and managing lead paint in your historic building.

Anyone can apply for a Wisconsin Historical Marker by submitting a completed application form. Read how to do it step-by-step.

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 2 of 3

Staging an auction can be a fun way to raise funds as long as your nonprofit organization plans the event carefully.

Website visitors will expect even your low-budget historic preservation group to have a professional-looking and regularly updated website.

Your public statement for historic preservation must do two things: be highly persuasive, and draw listeners into your cause.

National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do before holding a National History Day event at your school

National History Day in Wisconsin

Example recruitment and confirmation letters to school-level event judges for National History Day in Wisconsin

Get to Know Your Elected Officials and their Staff

Government outreach for advocates means two things: establishing relationships with the right people, and knowing who does what.

A press list is an essential tool for you to develop a working relationship with members of the press.

Explore methods of assessing the exterior condition of your historic building.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day performance

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 3 of 3

If your fundraising auction is to be a success, your auction table must have high-quality, meaningful items that generate buzz among the bidders.

Use press releases and media advisories to alert the media about your historic preservation group's newsworthy events.

Email is still the simplest, most effective tool for reaching out to supporters of your historic preservation advocacy work.

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

Before you sign the paperwork to form a new historic preservation group, learn about your supporters and community.
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