Land for Conservation and Community

Athens Land Trust conserves, empowers, & sustains communities through responsible and visionary land use.

Marissa Joyner Scholarship Fund

In honor of all the good Marissa Joyner has done for the Athens community, this scholarship fund has been established for her two boys. The entirety of your donation in her honor will go toward supporting Marissa’s sons.

2019 MLK Day of Service

Save the Date: MLK Day of Service is January 19, 2019!

Athens Land Trust Farmer Network Annual Meeting

Join us at the annual Farmer Network Meeting on January 14, 2019 to network with other farmers and get updates on our 2019 programs!

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With land that is community-owned and driven by community interests, our goal is to create healthy communities and forge partnerships to effect positive change across Athens, Georgia.

What is a Land Trust?

Athens Land Trust is a Community Land Trust (CLT). “CLTs are nonprofit organizations—governed by a board of CLT residents, community residents and public representatives—that provide lasting community assets and permanently affordable housing opportunities for families and communities.

CLTs develop rural and urban agriculture projects, commercial spaces to serve local communities, affordable rental and cooperative housing projects, and conserve land or urban green spaces.

However, the heart of their work is the creation homes that remain permanently affordable, providing successful homeownership opportunities for generations of lower income families.”

What's Happening at ALT

Gingerbread House Competition & Sugar Shindig

Sign up for the 1st annual Gingerbread House Competition & Party!

Holiday Market & Craft Fair

Join us for handmade crafts, artisan goods, and great company at our annual holiday market!

Benevolence Market

Join us Sunday, December 16 at the 24th annual Benevolence Market at First Presbyterian Church.

ALT Farmer Network Annual Meeting

Come network with other farmers and learn about our 2019 programs!

2019 MLK Day of Service

Save the Date: MLK Day of Service is on January 21st, 2019.

Community Revolving Loan Fund Info Session

Please join us for an info session on the Community Revolving Loan Fund.

Friends of the Greenway in Athens, GA

Learn about Friends of the Greenway!

Volunteer with Us

Learn about volunteer opportunities at Williams Farm, West Broad Market Garden, and more!

Upcoming Events
Dec
18
Tue
5:30 pm Community Revolving Loan Fund In...
Community Revolving Loan Fund In...
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for an upcoming Information Session to learn more about the Community Revolving Loan Fund. All potential candidates are required to attend an information session before applying. Applications can only be picked up at the required info session.
Jan
12
Sat
8:30 am Homebuyer Education Class
Homebuyer Education Class
Jan 12 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Jan
14
Mon
6:00 pm ALT Farmer Network Annual Meeting
ALT Farmer Network Annual Meeting
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Greetings! We would like to invite you to the ALT Farmer Network Annual Meeting. At this meeting, farmers will have the opportunity to network with other farmers in the northeast Georgia region. Farmer Outreach program staff from Athens Land Trust will give exciting updates for our 2019 programs and a presentation will be given by Brennan ... Read more
Feb
9
Sat
8:30 am Homebuyer Education Class
Homebuyer Education Class
Feb 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Mar
9
Sat
8:30 am Homebuyer Education Class
Homebuyer Education Class
Mar 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Apr
13
Sat
8:30 am Homebuyer Education Class
Homebuyer Education Class
Apr 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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May
18
Sat
8:30 am Homebuyer Education Class
Homebuyer Education Class
May 18 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Jun
8
Sat
8:30 am Homebuyer Education Class
Homebuyer Education Class
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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Help Us Create Healthy Communities

Your donation supports the causes of food justice, land conservation, affordable housing, and economic opportunity for all.

Our Impact

With over two decades of work with the Athens community, together we’ve made significant progress toward improving access, health, and wealth.


acres permanently protected by ALT conservation easements

families became first-time homeowners

volunteer hours across all ALT programs in the past year

Find Us

We’re right off Prince Ave, a few blocks from downtown, in a light blue house up on Pope Street. We welcome your visit!

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