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Follow this 5-step inspection to determine if your historic house or building needs new electrical wiring.

To make sure the first board meeting of your new nonprofit organization is a success, you'll have to plan a busy agenda.

Facebook offers enormous potential to build support and raise money for your cause.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

As your historic preservation organization grows, you may face big decisions about how to accomplish your growing workload.

Learn tips for using local and county histories for geneaology research.

Classroom Materials for NHD

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

To build your nonprofit organization's membership, you can apply many of the same strategies that businesses use to attract customers.

Find helpful advice on choosing the right paint and supplies for your historic building.

Elements to look for and pay attention to when renovating the interior of a historic building.

Learn how to clean, repair, paint and maintain metal features on your historic building.

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

The best way to handle a historic preservation problem that gets a lot of public exposure is to turn it into a PR opportunity.

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.

Organizing a Publicity Event, Part 1 of 2

A publicity event is an ideal way for your historic preservation group to communicate information about a newsworthy or milestone event

Guide or Instruction

Freedom Summer Sourcebook (PDF)

A comprehensive guide of the most important primary sources for teachers, students and researchers wanting to study Freedom Summer.

A professional lobbyist can be a good investment when your historic preservation group wants to do a targeted campaign.

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 1 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can accomplish great things by building a good relationship with government officials.

Learn helpful tips for hiring the right contractor for a historic rehabilitation project.

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