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

Understanding Your Community's Values on Historic Resources, Part 1 of 2

If you want to make a case for historic preservation in your community, you’ll need to understand your community’s values about its historic resources.

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Learn about creating a History Day website

Investing in your resources wisely is the key to maximizing your budget. Learn which resources are worth the money.

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

Your nonprofit organization’s ideal communications strategy will balance web-based communications with strategically-planned printed materials.

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

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

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

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 use our newspapers, obituaries and biographical articles for genealogy research.

Learn tips for using our collections of over 40,000 published family histories for geneaology research.

A public relations plan can serve as a roadmap for your historic preservation group to effectively communicate your story and message.

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

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Learn about creating a National History Day documentary

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

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

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Death Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using death records for family history research.

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

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Learn about creating a National History Day exhibit
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