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

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.

Learn the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent costly rehabilitation projects.

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

Grant funding is readily available for historic preservation organizations that are willing to put in some hard work.

Directions for replacing a broken or rotted sash cord in a historic window.

Bylaws provide an operating framework for your new nonprofit organization.

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

Classroom Materials for NHD

Learn about how to bring National History Day into your classroom, including strategies, handouts, and lesson plans

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Learn how you can get help organizing a local historical organization.

Guide or Instruction

Census Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using census records for family history research.

Use these five tools to craft a convincing message to advocate for historic preservation in your community.

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

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

Learn how to start researching your family history using our physical and online family history resources.

Your historic preservation group can boost its public profile by incorporating a public relations mindset into daily communications.

Blogging can be a useful communication tool for your historic preservation group to share its advocacy message with a large online audience.

Steps for removing non-historic replacement siding on a historic building.
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