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Guide or Instruction

Writing a Process Paper

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn about how to write the process paper for NHD.

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.

Your nonprofit board will be more successful if members adopt the skills and habits that lead to excellence in these six areas of competency.

Learn how to repair ceramic tiles in your historic house.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Guide or Instruction

About the Museum Exhibit Awards

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for its Museum Exhibit Awards

Use press releases and media advisories to alert the media about your historic preservation group's newsworthy events.

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

Guide or Instruction

What Does an NHD Judge Do?

NHD Competitions

Get detailed information on how to judge National History Day projects

Get to Know Your Elected Officials and their Staff

Government outreach for advocates means two things: establishing relationships with the right people, and knowing who does what.

Explore information about caring for the slate roof on your historic house.

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 2 of 3

Staging an auction can be a fun way to raise funds as long as your nonprofit organization plans the event carefully.

Steps for repairing the glazing compound in historic windows in order to improve energy efficiency.

Even if your nonprofit organization is staffed entirely by volunteers, your group must create a budget to operate effectively.

One of the best ways to ensure that your nonprofit organization operates ethically is to keep your fundraising practices clean and transparent.

Turn reluctant supporters of historic preservation into preservation advocates by preparing counter-arguments to common concerns

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

Your historic preservation advocacy work will be most effective if you match your efforts to your community's values on historic resources.

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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