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

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

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

Guide or Instruction

What Does an NHD Judge Do?

NHD Competitions

Get detailed information on how to judge National History Day projects

Your historic preservation group can use a retreat to focus on a complex issue in a distraction-free setting.

Questions to Get You Started

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

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

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

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

Learn strategies for responding to community misunderstandings and “bad press”

Your historic preservation advocacy group can make a lasting impression on Congressional members by showing up in Washington D.C.

Learn how to use our newspapers, obituaries and biographical articles for genealogy research.

Conflict will be inevitable in your nonprofit organization, but avoiding a conflict will only waste time and drive people away from your organization.

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

Learn the ways that members can support your nonprofit organization beyond just paying their annual dues.

Your historic preservation group can make compelling arguments for preservation by creating videos and posting them online.

Learn best practices for painting the exterior masonry on your historic building.

Helpful tips for using the Wisconsin Historical Society Website

Watch and learn as a Society reference librarian shares search tips for using our website.

Submission Guidelines

The Historic Preservation and Restoration Awards recognize exemplary projects that have preserved or restored a part of Wisconsin's heritage

The key to managing an internal crisis in your nonprofit organization is to plan for it.
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