Our Impact

The Numbers

Land Conservation

  • Nearly 19,000 acres permanently protected by ALT conservation easements
  • In 36 of Georgia’s 159 counties
  • Including portions of 10 of Georgia’s 14 major watersheds

Affordable Housing

  • 49 families have become first time homeowners
  • 16 families are lease-purchasing homes
  • 6 families rent affordable apartments on Waddell St. 
  • 370 low-income individuals are residents of Fourth Street Village apartments

Community Agriculture

Honors and Awards

ALT has received recognition on the national, state and local levels:

  • Earthcraft Builder of the Year, 2014
  • Merit Award,  from the Georgia Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society for ALT’s conservation program, 2010
  • National Accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission (one of the first 39 accredited land trusts in the U.S.), 2008
  • Magnolia Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing, Homeownership Category, Georgia Department of Community Affairs, 2008
  • Best New Development Award for Fourth Street Village, Athens Grow Green Coalition, 2008
  • Preservation Award for “long-term positive impacts to the Historic Hancock Corridor,” Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, 2008
  • Affordable Housing Multifamily Development Award for Fourth Street Village, Athens-Clarke County, 2007
  • Preservation Award for Outstanding Rehabilitation, Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, 2005
  • Community Revitalization Award for Historically Sensitive Infill, Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, 2001
  • Alec Little Award in recognition of exemplary efforts to improve the Northeast Georgia area through environmental action, 2002[hr]