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To make a case for historic preservation in your community, you must understand your audience

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 1 of 2

A publicity event is an ideal way for your historic preservation group to communicate information about a newsworthy or milestone event

Your nonprofit organization's tax status determines whether your organization can engage in lobbying and other political activities

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 2 of 2

Learn how to plan the details to ensure your historic preservation group's event is a success.

Learn how to use our newspapers, obituaries and biographical articles for genealogy research.

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 2 of 2

Learn how elected officials get their information so you can target your group's outreach to the right people

Your historic preservation group can work with your local government to advocate for a historic preservation ordinance and commission.

Your historic preservation group can make compelling arguments for preservation by creating videos and posting them online.

Design and facilitate your historic preservation group meetings to foster a lively and productive discussion

Guide or Instruction

Why Nonprofit Boards Fail

Nonprofit boards typically fail for one of two reasons: they lose sight of their mission, or they don't adapt to change.

One way to attract and keep donors in your nonprofit organization is to operate with transparency.

You will go a long way toward getting good publicity for historic preservation if you build good working relationships with the press.

Your historic preservation advocacy group can make a lasting impression on Congressional members by showing up in Washington D.C.

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Wisconsin History Website Award.

Aim for success by developing a fundraising strategy that incorporates the practices and methods in this article.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

If your historic preservation group is not using internet technologies to reach your supporters, you are closing doors on a broad audience.

Learn strategies for responding to community misunderstandings and “bad press”

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.
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