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Founded in 1973, The Georgia Trust is the one of the country’s largest statewide, nonprofit preservation organization. Committed to preserving and enhancing Georgia’s communities and their diverse historic resources for the education and enjoyment of all, The Georgia Trust generates community revitalization by finding buyers for endangered properties acquired by its Revolving Fund, provides design assistance to 102 designated Main Street cities and downtowns and encourages neighborhood revitalization; trains Georgia’s teachers to engage students in 63 Georgia counties to discover national and state history through their local historic resources; advocates for funding, tax incentives and other laws aiding preservation efforts; and administers two historic house museums. The Georgia Trust is a recipient of the Trustees Award for Organizational Excellence from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The Trust’s headquarters are in Rhodes Hall in Midtown Atlanta. (Directions) Rhodes Hall is owned by the State of Georgia and operated by The Georgia Trust. The Trust owns and operates another house museum—Hay House in Macon. Through partnerships with preservation organizations around the state, the Trust is able to stay abreast of preservation activities statewide.

You can join online or call 404-885-7805 to receive a membership brochure.

The Trust’s development office is happy to answer any questions you may have about donating to the Trust. Please call 404-885-7803 and speak to our Development Director for more information or visit our Donate webpage to learn more about making a gift to the Trust.