Welcome to the Nonprofit Management Alliance of Texas (NMAT). Our vision is that the Texas nonprofit sector is the best in the country because all nonprofits in the state have access to high quality affordable management and governance strengthening services.
NMAT was formed in response to a multi-year study by the George Bush School at Texas A&M University which revealed the need for more formal networks and alliances to increase coordination and communication across the nonprofit sector. The Bush School study was released in four phases and all report content may be downloaded below:
In late 2010, OneStar, with financial support from The Meadows Foundation, formed an advisory group with representation from foundations, university research departments, nonprofit resource centers and other experts from the nonprofit sector to guide the formation of the Alliance.
The NMAT advisory group:
Center for Nonprofit Management, Dallas
Greenlights for Nonprofit Success, Austin
Senior Project Director
Amarillo Area Foundation
Dr. Angela Bies
Associate Professor, Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A & M University
Assistant Vice President Community Relations
United Way of Greater Houston
NMAT membership is open to nonprofits (including divisions within academic institutions) whose primary mission or program focus is to strengthen the ability of nonprofits to achieve their mission. Members of NMAT will receive many great benefits including discounted registration to the Texas Nonprofit Summit and a discount on subscriptions to the Texas Connector, OneStar’s new online interactive geo-mapping tool.
Applications for NMAT membership are now being accepted below or contact Liz Darling at Liz@onestarfoundation.org or 512-287-2062.