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General Information

Dane Arts Grants

Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission

Dane Arts seeks to promote arts, culture, and local history through multiple grant opportunites.

Endres Manufacturing Company Foundation

This foundation provides financial support improve the educational and environmental resources in Dane County including historic preservation.

Review guidelines for building an addition to your historic commercial building.

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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.

Learn about the Certified Local Government program and how it is administered in Wisconsin.

Learn the history of slipcovers and how to restore the original facade.

Explore best practices for painting your historic building.

Learn about the four-step application process and how to maintain CLG status.

Dispel the most common myths about ownership and renovation of a historic building.

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HOPE VI Main Street Program

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development

This program provides assistance to smaller communities developing affordable housing undertaken in connection with a Main Street evitalization effort.

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

Find instructions and forms for Certified Local Governments to apply for subgrant funds.

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Wisconsin Supplementary Manual

For Nominations to the National Register of Historic Places

Find guidance for preparing a typical Wisconsin nomination to the State Register and the National Register of Historic Places.

Find out what the difference is between a 'Contributing' and 'Non-Contributing' property to a Historic District.

Find helpful tips for working with contractors on your historic building rehabilitation project.

Learn about best practices to preserve and maintain your decorative plaster features.

Learn methods for restoring your historic storefront to its original appearance.

Learn about current Wisconsin Historical Society guidelines for the documentation of human burial sites.

Learn the importance of historic awnings and how to choose the appropriate type for your building.

Brewers Community Foundation, Inc.

Offers grants to nonprofits providing quality programming in health, education, recreation and basic needs, with a focus on low income/disadvantaged youth
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