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

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.

Guide or Instruction

Survey Manual

Find guidance for undertaking architectural and historical surveys in Wisconsin.

Student Guides to NHD

Learn about creating a History Day website

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

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

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

See examples of interview questions that judges may ask students at National History Day in Wisconsin competitions

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

If your nonprofit organization is considering investments and planned giving, you will need a committee that is dedicated to this task.

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

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

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

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

Television and radio provide great opportunities to share your historic preservation message and attract large numbers of supporters.

Your nonprofit organization's tax status determines whether your organization can engage in lobbying and other political activities

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.

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

A great nonprofit board can make the difference between a highly successful organization and one that few people even know about.
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