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By using a committee governance structure, your nonprofit board can divide up its work into more manageable tasks.

Learn how to get started with an advocacy effort to save historic buildings and resources in your community

Grant funding is readily available for historic preservation organizations that are willing to put in some hard work.

See the top maintenance practices you can follow to prevent a costly rehabilitation project.

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

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

See a press release template for a school-level NHD event

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

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

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.

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

Government Relations for Historic Preservation Advocates, Part 2 of 2

Learn how elected officials get their information so you can target your group's outreach to the right people

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Read about techniques to help you develop a well-written historical marker inscription.

A great nonprofit board can make the difference between a highly successful organization and one that few people even know about.

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

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

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

Guide or Instruction

About the Public Program Award

Submission Guidelines

The Wisconsin Historical Society invites nominations for an award that honors outstanding work in a new Wisconsin history public program.

Review the steps a professional will take when replacing the foundation of your historic building.
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