The following are organizations for professionals in GIS and related fields.
- Association of American Geographers
- National Center for Geographic Information & Analysis - an independent research consortium dedicated to basic research and education in geographic information science and its related technologies.
- Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science
- Global Spatial Data Infrastructure - a multinational organization formed to advance awareness, acceptance and implementation of globally compatible spatial data infrastructures at the local, national, and regional levels.
- University Consortium for Geographic Information Science