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

One way to attract and keep donors in your nonprofit organization is to operate with transparency.

Review methods of removing paint and managing lead paint in your historic building.

Guide or Instruction

Writing a Process Paper

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn about how to write the process paper for NHD.

Learn how to remove and replace individual wood shingles on your historic house.

Design and facilitate your historic preservation group meetings to foster a lively and productive discussion

Learn how to repair mortar on your historic brick, stone or stucco building.

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

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.

Terms of use for images purchased from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

How to identify water-related issues and ways to keep water away from the foundation of a historic building.

Guide or Instruction

Marriage Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using marriage records for family history research.

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

Guide or Instruction

Heritage and Preservation Caucuses

An Effective Tool to Advocate for Historic Preservation Public Policies

Caucuses offers the structure to create new programs and policies that respond to ever-changing preservation needs.

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 1 of 3

An auction is a great way to engage members in fundraising for your nonprofit organization, but it is also a huge commitment.

The best way to handle a historic preservation problem that gets a lot of public exposure is to turn it into a PR opportunity.

Follow this 5-step inspection to determine if your historic house or building needs new electrical wiring.

A media packet will help your historic preservation group communicate your message to members of the media who attend your events.

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