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

One of the best ways to ensure that your nonprofit organization operates ethically is to keep your fundraising practices clean and transparent.

Learn about assessing the condition of the structure, floors, ceilings, walls and fixtures of a historic building.

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Wisconsin History Website Award.

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

Get tips on how to handle communications when opponents to your cause become unpleasant.

The passion that fuels advocacy work can also lead to friction and conflict among the staff, board members, and volunteers of a nonprofit organization.

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

Identify effective ways to craft your historic preservation message for different audiences by anticipating their concerns and objections.

Methods for improving the energy efficiency of historic windows.

The name you choose for your historic preservation organization will influence your "brand" and ultimately the success of your organization.

If your nonprofit board forms a governance committee, it will serve as your board’s conscience and ensure your board lives up to its potential.

Learn how to purchase digital files and prints and receive permission for commercial and non-profit projects.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a National History Day documentary

Read about techniques to help you develop a well-written historical marker inscription.

Compiled by the Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board

Find helpful information on managing local historical records.

National History Day Competitions

A generic judge orientation outline used at the state event and at several regional events in Wisconsin

Social media has become so common that your historic preservation organization may appear out of touch if you do not use it in your operations.

Learn how to repair splits or cracks in wood siding on your historic building.

Help your historic preservation advocacy group get from point A to point B by developing a goal-based strategic plan.
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