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Learn how to choose exterior paint colors for your historic building.

Insulate and seal walls in your historic house to improve energy efficiency.

Identify and determine ways to protect prefabricated metals, including cast-iron, pressed-metal, steel and aluminum elements.

Learn about best practices to preserve and maintain your original wood floors.

Learn the basics of how to repair linoleum in your historic building.

State of Wisconsin: Department of Admistration

This grant program helps to preserve and improve access to the natural and historic resources of Wisconsin's Great Lakes coasts

Different types of weatherstripping for exterior doors that will improve energy efficiency of a historic building.

American Architectural Foundation

This grants program helps local nonprofit design/civic groups produce public education programming for children.

National Park Service

Assists projects leading directly to identification, preservation, and interpretation of battlefield and/or historic sites associated with a battle.

Learn how to reduce your heating and air conditioning costs by insulating and sealing basement or crawl space areas of your house.

Learn the basics of protecting old bricks and mortar.

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

Elements to look for and pay attention to when renovating the interior of a historic building.

Explore information about caring for the slate roof on your historic house.

Learn how to prepare metal surfaces for painting.

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

Learn how to find the right home inspector for you.

General Information

Public Humanites Program Grants

Wisconsin Humanities Council

This grant program seeks to enrich individuals’ lives and the civic life of communities through humanities education.

State Historic Preservation Office, Wisconsin Historical Society

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

Wisconsin Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office

Provides tax exemption for a property that contains an archaeological site listed in the National Register or State Register of Historic Places.
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