Looking for some guidance or inspiration? Check out our tip sheets, blog posts, and case studies for insight from experts on regeneration, crowdfunding, grants, sponsorships, donors, and much more.

Tip Sheet: Creating a Virtual Tour on Your Phone

Digital Storytelling makes use of new and existing technology to enhance the story or narrative of a space. For heritage sites, this creates the potential for the retelling of stories of lost or forgotten sites, and to recreate the stories of existing sites with an innovative and engaging twist.

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Tip Sheet: Advocacy – Heritage and Municipal Elections

Strategies for Getting Heritage on the Radar. Municipal elections offer golden opportunities to get heritage conservation issues in front of community residents and prospective elected officials alike. Below are tips for how to get heritage on the radar during the election cycle. These tips were gleaned from a National Trust’s Gathering on November 17, 2021. Panelists included: Dinu Bumbaru (Montreal), Lianne Maitland (Whitehorse), David Ridley (Edmonton), Margo Sheppard (Fredericton), and Josh Traptow (Calgary).

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Case Study: Highland Arts Theatre Fundraising Campaign

Sustaining a performance venue and professional theatre is a daunting and complex task in normal times, but the pandemic has made it exponentially more challenging.

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Tip Sheet: How to use online events to attract and engage young people during COVID-19

What do young people want from heritage organizations? They want to enjoy images, content, and stories about historic places.

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Blog Post: Five ways historic sites can embrace fundraising during challenging times

This week my thoughts are with the many staff and volunteers caring for Canada’s special places. For many historic sites, this pandemic means closures and cancelled events, which could lead to lost entry fees, gift shops sales, event revenues and more. These are challenging times indeed. But, what about those supporters who sustain us – long-time donors, sponsors, funders and members? What is the right approach to navigating these relationships during such uncertain times?

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