The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation maintains or partners on a variety of educational and fundraising programs that take place year-round. Our programs are developed to meet the interests of our members, attract new members, help the community, and discover new and creative ways to showcase local heritage and historic resources. These programs include:
>Athens Heritage Walks: Walking tours through Athens’ historic neighborhoods led by tour guides who provide historical context.
>Facade Grant Program: Run in partnership with the Athens Downtown Development Authority, this program provides a great opportunity for downtown business owners to improve their facades.
>Hands on Athens: Volunteers from across the community come together to provide necessary repairs and maintenance to older houses in low-income neighborhoods.
>Preservation Awards: Our yearly awards ceremony showcases outstanding preservation projects throughout Athens-Clarke County.
>Revolving Fund: The mission of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation Revolving Fund is to preserve resources of architectural, historical, archaeological, and/or cultural significance by promoting their rehabilitation and monitoring their preservation.