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

The duties of nonprofit board officers generally break down into three roles: president or chair, vice president or vice chair, and treasurer.

Partnerships for Historic Preservation Advocacy, Part 1 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can maximize its impact on your community by finding a partner to expand your talent and expertise.

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

Young people may have much to offer your historic preservation organization - and they could turn into dues-paying members down the road.

To make a case for historic preservation in your community, you must understand your audience

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.

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

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

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

A potential Wisconsin Historical Marker must meet the criteria for the marker topic and where it will be located.

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

To make sure the first board meeting of your new nonprofit organization is a success, you'll have to plan a busy agenda.

Before you can officially call your organization a "nonprofit," you must apply for tax-exempt status with the IRS.

A press list is an essential tool for you to develop a working relationship with members of the press.

See helpful tips for hiring professionals to advise you on the condition of your building.

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Passenger Lists Research Tips

Learn tips for using passenger lists for family history research.

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

Learn about ice damming and how to prevent it.

Your historic preservation group can work with your local government to advocate for a historic preservation ordinance and commission.
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