The following organizations and individuals are recognized as the permanent Founding Members and Sponsors of the GSDI Association. The list includes those who early on subscribed to the ideals and goals of the organization as set forth in the Bylaws and joined as members or sponsors prior to July 2003 in order to help ensure a solid start for the organization. Some founding members and sponsors may have chosen to remain anonymous.

Founding Full Members

Atlantic Institute
CIESIN - Columbia University
Committee on Development Information (CODI)-Geo
Delft University of Technology
Department of Science and Technology
European Umbrella Organization for Geographic Information (EUROGI)
Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)
GISPOL - National Land Information System Users Association
Hungarian Association for Geo-information (HUNAGI)
Indian Space Research Organisation Headquarters
Intergraph Corporation
International Society on Digital Earth
National Geographic Information Infrastructure Programme, Survey Department
National Land Survey of Finland
Natural Resources Canada
Open Geospatial Consortium
State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping of China (SBSM)
University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)

Founding Associate Members

Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya
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