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Your nonprofit board and executive director have different and complementary roles, but they must work together to ensure your organization is a success.

Preservation is very much about people, and many reporters are looking for human-interest stories that inspire others. Learn how to create those stories.

Learn how to reduce your heating and air conditioning costs by insulating and sealing basement or crawl space areas of your house.

To make a case for historic preservation in your community, you must understand your audience

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.

Asking for money is never easy, but these tips suggest some easy ways to ask people to support your nonprofit organization.

Learn about some of the challenges your group my face as it moves through stages of development.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Check out a sample schedule to help you prepare for your own National History Day event

Submission Guidelins

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

Design and facilitate your historic preservation group meetings to foster a lively and productive discussion

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

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.

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

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.

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn what an annotated bibliography is and the steps to create one

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

Learn what it takes to organize a new historical society and how to become affilitaed with the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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

Death Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using death records for family history research.
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