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

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

Tuesday, May 12, 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Do you know of a threatened or endangered historic site that needs attention? The Georgia Trust is currently accepting nominations for our 2021 Places in Peril list!

Join us for a free webinar on Tuesday, May 12 at 3:00 p.m. to learn more about The Trust’s Places in Peril program. Led by staff at The Georgia Trust, this webinar will cover how the program works and walk you through the steps to make a nomination, highlighting past examples and success stories.

Did you miss the webinar? Don’t worry, 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

Rhodes Hall | 1516 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Out of concern for the safety and well-being of participants and staff, we have made the decision to postpone Fundraising 101 scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020. We will be sending you more details once a new date has been set. Thank you for your understanding.

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, communication strategies, grant writing, capital campaigns, planned giving and membership. Learn new ideas and strategies to help your organization succeed.

Historic Preservation Leadership Course


Rhodes Hall | 1516 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

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 first three sessions on January 16, January 23 and January 30 to receive credit.

Generously supported by The Frances and Beverly M. DuBose Foundation