Galveston County Mutual Assistance Partnership

GCMAP is:

Partnering with Galveston County nonprofits for successful outcomes.

GCMAP is a growing collective of community leaders and nonprofit member agencies that have recognized the need for strong partnerships and collaborative strategies to ensure successful outcomes for a healthier Galveston County/Bay area community. GCMAP works to support, connect, and strengthen the non-profit agencies in the Galveston County/Bay area. GCMAP assists by helping to identify and address the mutual concerns and issues of the nonprofit sector; leveraging opportunities of utilize economies of scale.

Working to unify the voice of nonprofit sector in Galveston County.

GCMAP was created to act as a vehicle for the development of viable, unified nonprofit community, galvanizing collaborative partnerships, and decreasing the disconnectedness of non-profit sector in Galveston County. GCMAP attempts to help its’ members use their collective strength to develop city-wide service streams and service models that promote and enhance the civic and human capital wellness of Galveston County. GCMAP operates as both resource and facilitator for collaboration, cooperation, and strategic coordination between participating non-profit agencies.

GCMAP Offers these Core Components:

Capacity Building

  • Providing capacity building to nonprofits in Galveston County through technical assistance, education and other special initiatives. Our goal is to help guide not-for-profit agencies through challenging times, as well as the disruptive forces that present opportunities for growth.

Networking and Training

  • Facilitating best practice knowledge, peer learning opportunities and information exchange for executive directors, resource development, board members, volunteer management & program coordinators. Peer mentoring relationships are developed among executive directors.

Outreach

  • Raising the profile of member organizations as service hubs in their communities and partnering to raise awareness around the issues affecting the people served.

Collaborative Initiatives

  • Coordinating efforts to address new, on-going,critical and emergency situations affecting the lives of the clients served by member organizations.