The Georgia Trust’s Historic Preservation Institute offers preservation courses throughout the year.

Georgia Trust GREEN Workshop

Workshops held throughout the year. Check back for future dates. 

Want to improve energy efficiency in your historic property? Join us for this virtual Georgia Trust GREEN workshop.

  • Who is it for? Anyone interested in this new program, sustainability, and preservation – particularly homeowners looking for opportunities to improve their historic home’s performance.
  • Do I have to attend if I want to participate in the Georgia Trust GREEN program? Yes, participating in the education portion of the program is Step 1 toward certification. The workshop will cover lots of details, including the specific checklist that has been developed, how to set up a professional assessment if you want one, and how to document the improvements made to your house.

How to Nominate a Place in Peril: Recognizing Georgia’s Threatened Historic Sites

Recorded Webinar

Do you know of a threatened or endangered historic site that needs attention? Attend this free webinar to learn more about The Trust’s Places in Peril program. Led by staff at The Georgia Trust, this webinar covers how the program works and walk you through the steps to make a nomination, highlighting past examples and success stories.

This webinar originally took place on May 12, 2020, however you can view a recording on YouTube using the button below. (The webinar starts at the 5:00 minute mark of the recording)

View Recording

Fundraising 101

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This class has been developed by The Georgia Trust to assist preservation nonprofit organizations and Places in Peril sites. The class will focus on the fundamentals of fundraising; topics will include special events, donor relations, grant writing, capital campaigns, planned giving and membership. Learn new ideas and strategies to help your organization succeed.

Historic Preservation Leadership Course

This class is typically offered in Winter. Check back for future dates.

In this course, learn about the history of Georgia and its rich architectural heritage. Session topics include an overview of Georgia history, historic architectural styles, preservation law, and economic incentives for historic preservation. This course will be presented over three virtual, two-hour sessions. The course is open to the public. Anyone interested in learning these important aspects of historic preservation is invited to sign up.

Continuing education credits are available. Although designed for architects, planners and real estate professionals, this course is open to the public. Anyone interested in learning these important aspects of historic preservation is invited to sign up.

Fee: $115 for members of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation or GIRE; $150 for non-members

Continuing Education Credits: The course is certified for 6 hours of Real Estate Continuing Education and 6 AIA Continuing Education Learning Units. Realtors must attend all sessions to receive credit.

Registration is SOLD OUT

This course is generously supported by The Frances and Beverly M. DuBose Foundation