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

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

Guide or Instruction

Writing a Process Paper

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn about how to write the process paper for NHD.

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

Explore guidelines for building an addition to a historic house while preserving its historic character.

See the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent a costly rehabilitation project.

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

Learn how to maintain the woodwork in your historic house or building.

The core responsibility of your nonprofit board is to work together as a group to govern your organization.

National History Day in Wisconsin

What to do after holding a National History Day event at your school

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

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

Submission Guidelins

The Wisconsin Historical Society and the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society invite nominations of published genealogies of Wisconsin families

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

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

Learn how to replace wood shingle siding on a historic building.

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

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

Guide or Instruction

Why Nonprofit Boards Fail

Nonprofit boards typically fail for one of two reasons: they lose sight of their mission, or they don't adapt to change.

Your historic preservation group can use a free online mapping tool to create a virtual tour of a historic site or building in your community.
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