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

Historic Preservation Leadership Course

Thursdays, January 27-February 10, 2022
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Learn about the history of Georgia and its rich architectural heritage. Session topics include an overview of Georgia history, historic architectural styles, historic architects of Atlanta, preservation law, and economic incentives for historic preservation.

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: $100 for members of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation or GIRE; $125 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.

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Information to join sessions was emailed to registered participants on Tuesday, January 25. If you registered before that date and have not received this information, please email Danielle Meunier at

Generously supported by The Frances and Beverly M. DuBose Foundation

NEW DOLLARS/NEW PARTNERS for Georgia Sacred Places

Congregations in Georgia that are striving to care for their buildings and make the most of them for outreach are invited to consider participating in New Dollars/New Partners—a nationally-respected training program that will begin in Winter 2022. The trainings are a collaboration between Partners for Sacred Places (a national nonprofit serving congregations with older and historic buildings) and the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

If you are ready to apply for the training, please follow the link below. If you would like more information about the training, please contact Sarah Jones (

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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 and also address fundraising during the pandemic. 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.

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


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)

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