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

Learn methods of sealing and insulating many different parts of your historic house.

Learn how to get started with an advocacy effort to save historic buildings and resources in your community

Nonprofit board members must follow certain legal standards to protect the interests of members, sponsors, and donors.

Email is still the simplest, most effective tool for reaching out to supporters of your historic preservation advocacy work.

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 2 of 3

Staging an auction can be a fun way to raise funds as long as your nonprofit organization plans the event carefully.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Guide or Instruction

What Does an NHD Judge Do?

NHD Competitions

Get detailed information on how to judge National History Day projects

Guide or Instruction

Birth Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using birth records for family history research.

Learn helpful tips for hiring the right contractor for a historic rehabilitation project.

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

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

Preservation is very much about people, and many reporters are looking for human-interest stories that inspire others. Learn how to create those stories.

A professional lobbyist can be a good investment when your historic preservation group wants to do a targeted campaign.

Use press releases and media advisories to alert the media about your historic preservation group's newsworthy events.

Learn how to advocate for the preservation of historic buildings and resources in your community.

Learn how to clean, repair, paint and maintain metal features on your historic building.

Learn about some of the challenges your group my face as it moves through stages of development.

Understanding Your Community's Values about Historic Resources, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy work will be most effective if you match your efforts to your community's values on historic resources.

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