The Georgia Space Grant Consortium (GSGC) is a collaboration between 20 affiliate and 7 partner organizations.  These include academic, industry, and non-profit members who are working to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Affiliates share a long-term commitment to the mission and the financial support of GSGC.  Affiliates are voted into member by the current GSGC affiliates.
Partners are organizations that perform work related to the goals of the GSGC.  Partners often communicate and collaborate with GSGC in activities even if financial commitments are not made.