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Identify effective ways to craft your historic preservation message for different audiences by anticipating their concerns and objections.

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

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

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

See helpful tips for hiring professionals to advise you on the condition of your building.

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

Learn about ice damming and how to prevent it.

Anyone can apply for a Wisconsin Historical Marker by submitting a completed application form. Read how to do it step-by-step.

Guide or Instruction

Heritage and Preservation Caucuses

An Effective Tool to Advocate for Historic Preservation Public Policies

Caucuses offers the structure to create new programs and policies that respond to ever-changing preservation needs.

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

If your nonprofit board forms a governance committee, it will serve as your board’s conscience and ensure your board lives up to its potential.

You will go a long way toward getting good publicity for historic preservation if you build good working relationships with the press.

An awards program is a fun and inexpensive way to proactively promote historic preservation in your community.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

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

Learn how to advocate for the preservation of historic buildings and resources in your community.

Learn methods of assessing the condition of the foundation, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems of a historic building.

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

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