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

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

Questions to Get You Started

Use these questions to develop a well-documented, comprehensive text for your marker inscription.

Guide or Instruction

Death Records Research Tips

Learn tips for using death records for family history research.

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

Chapter 1: History of Historic Preservation, Page 3 of 4

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 preserve or replace the metal roof on your historic building.

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.

Partnerships for Historic Preservation Advocacy, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy group can ensure your partnerships are mutually rewarding by preparing to manage the inevitable challenges.

Chapter 6: Preservation Commission Budgets and Finances, Page 2 of 3

A press list is an essential tool for you to develop a working relationship with members of the press.

Nonprofit board members must follow certain legal standards to protect the interests of members, sponsors, and donors.

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

Insulate and seal walls in your historic house to improve energy efficiency.

Use these five tools to craft a convincing message to advocate for historic preservation in your community.

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

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

When your advocacy group is feeling the pinch of its small labor force, a public relations professional can be a good investment.

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