The GMIA engages the following objectives to help guide and develop the organisation:
OBJECTIVES 1 An active network for all Gospel music practitioners and creatives who work within the Christian and mainstream industries to connect and support each other in order to make it easier for enquirers to find people and locate activities.
OBJECTIVES 2 A knowledge bank and resource to all who want to find out more about UK British Gospel and engage with its professional experts, service providers and activities.
OBJECTIVES 3 Acting as point of contact for external agencies and other bodies in the UK and overseas to ensure a voice for the industry is heard on issues and matters of interest that directly or indirectly affect the industry.
OBJECTIVES 4 Encouraging the development of a greater industry infrastructure for increase creative productivity; economic growth; encouraging the professionalising and standardising of good business practice; signposting specialist training and education and guide access to financing, funding and sponsorship information.
OBJECTIVES 5 Curate, stage, initiate or collaborate in the creation of events, temporary and permanent displays, exhibitions, installations, archives that sustain and maintain legacy and heritage of the music in any format material, digital or virtual which educate successive practitioners and well as the public to learn, appreciate, understand and participate in the inclusiveness nature of Gospel Music.
GMIA Roadmap 2021
The table below highlights 2021 goals towards the development of the Gospel Music Community. Organisations interested in collaborating or partnering with GMIA towards the delivery of our goals should email firstname.lastname@example.org
As a not-for-profit organisation, mostly run voluntary workers, we rely on external capital to fund projects, initiatives and our continued development.
Main funding sources include membership subscriptions, advertising, government funders and donations.