The National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs (NASSGAP) is a non-profit organization established to
1.Promote, strengthen, encourage and enhance high standards of performance in administration and operation of government-sponsored postsecondary student financial aid, access, and/or completion programs to the end that the benefits of these programs shall be available to students in all the states for the purpose of expanding and furthering postsecondary educational opportunities;
2.Facilitate the development and exchange of information;
3.Collaborate with other associations, councils and agencies with similar goals;
4.Conduct research, publish reports, and hold conferences.
5.Provide a forum for the development and exchange of information, ideas, policy positions, procedures and needs for its member agencies;
6.Establish a collective voice of reasoned opinion with respect to student financial aid, access, and/or completion programs whose objective is the furtherance of postsecondary education;
7.Work with others to implement and operate simplified student application procedures for student financial assistance;