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Learn how you can get help organizing a local historical organization.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a History Day website

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

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 1 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can accomplish great things by building a good relationship with government officials.

One of the best ways to ensure that your nonprofit organization operates ethically is to keep your fundraising practices clean and transparent.

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

Learn about the types of federal funding programs available for preserving a historic building or place in your community.

A service-learning collaboration could be the perfect way for your historic preservation group to fulfill a specific project need.

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

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

Learn the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent costly rehabilitation projects.

Your nonprofit preservation organization can find funding opportunities and lots of support from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board (WHRAB) and the Wisconsin Historical Society invite nominations for the Governor's Archives Awards

National History Day in Wisconsin

Check out a sample schedule to help you prepare for your own National History Day event

Guide or Instruction

Passenger Lists Research Tips

Learn tips for using passenger lists for family history research.

Before you can officially call your organization a "nonprofit," you must apply for tax-exempt status with the IRS.

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.

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

Partnerships for Historic Preservation Advocacy, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can ensure your partnerships are mutually rewarding by preparing to manage the inevitable challenges.

Explore guidelines for building an addition to a historic house while preserving its historic character.
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