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Turn reluctant supporters of historic preservation into preservation advocates by preparing counter-arguments to common concerns

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

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

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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.

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

As your historic preservation organization grows, you may face big decisions about how to accomplish your growing workload.

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.

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

Social events and educational programs are two of the best ways to build membership in your historic preservation organization.

Television and radio provide great opportunities to share your historic preservation message and attract large numbers of supporters.

Explore this in-depth online training for preservation commissioners.

To avoid losing your community's historic resources during a disaster, you must prepare in advance and act quickly as the disaster unfolds.

Bylaws provide an operating framework for your new nonprofit organization.

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

Each year member readers vote for the best original article of the volume year of the Wisconsin Magazine of History

Wisconsin has many inspiring examples of historic preservationists and artists working together to accomplish great things.

Chapter 6: Preservation Commission Budgets and Finances, Page 2 of 3

Get answers to some common questions about intellectual property for historic preservation organizations.

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About the Public Program Award

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for an award that honors outstanding work in a new Wisconsin history public program.

Your historic preservation group has many options to seek funding for preservation-related arts and humanities projects.
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