The National Space Grant Alliance Inc. (NSGA) is a nonprofit, incorporated 501(c)(4) organization whose objects and purposes are to promote the social welfare by engaging in such activities, as are permitted hereunder and under all applicable laws, to expand and enhance the capacity of the United States of America to carry out education, research, and public outreach activities in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (SMET) and additional fields, related to space, aeronautics and Earth system science. In pursuit of these purposes, the Alliance will endeavor to:
- Increase the financial and governmental support available to its membership for education, research, and public outreach activities in SMET and additional fields, related to space, aeronautics, and Earth system science.
- Publicize the objectives and relevant activities of the Alliance and its members.
- Seek to influence the activities of the local, state, and federal governments on behalf of the Alliance’s membership, and
- Seek to develop mutually beneficial relationships among private sector organizations, government agencies, colleges and universities, and the Alliance’s membership.