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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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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Tip Sheet: Social Media and your Historic Place

If you’re looking for a great way to attract a broad range of supporters and to nurture a younger audience, social media is the way to do it.

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Tip Sheet: Should historic places seize the Giving Tuesday opportunity?

In the lead up to Giving Tuesday 2019 (December 3), staff members at the National Trust for Canada have gathered our thoughts on this giving phenomenon.

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Tip Sheet: Turn Your 1st Time Event Attendees Into Loyal Supporters

One of the goals of any event is to introduce new people to your heritage place and your organization in the hope they will become loyal supporters, donors, and volunteers. But you need to do more than hope for that. Bringing new donors on board is a process that takes planning, execution, and careful timing.

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Tip Sheet: Pricing for Profit and Purpose

Many historic sites struggle to set prices for admission, tours and gift shop products. Setting prices isn’t random but doesn’t need to be difficult.

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