International City/County Management Association (ICMA): ITGA & ICMA signed an affiliation agreement that will help advance the strategic goals of the organizations through membership development, information sharing and other services related to the advancement of good local governance and the importance of fostering strong relationships between institutions of higher learning and the communities in which they reside.  

National League of Cities: (NLC): The ITGA & NLC/UCC have an affiliation agreement that will contribute to the greater success of both organizations in the areas of membership development, professional development, information sharing, and other services related to the advancement of good local governance, the awareness of the value of professional local government management, and the importance of fostering a strong relationship between institutions of higher learning and the communities in which they reside.