About Us

CGMA is the official relief society of the US Coast Guard. While CGMA works closely with the Coast Guard, it is an independent nonprofit charitable organization. Established and operated by Coast Guard people for Coast Guard people, CGMA provides a way to extend compassion to one another in times of need. It serves as a vital financial safety net, promoting financial stability and general wellbeing, fostering high morale, and encouraging a sense of loyalty to the Coast Guard.


To support the financial resilience of the Coast Guard community.


Always Ready through our steadfast commitment to responsible financial management, equipped with adaptable, innovative, and inclusive solutions to help our own navigate dynamic financial challenges.

Guiding Principles

All actions of Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Board of Directors members, Representatives and staff members are governed by the following principles:

  • To help members of the Coast Guard family achieve autonomous financial well-being.
  • To foster self-respect and self-worth.
  • To assure applications for financial assistance are treated confidentially.
  • To treat all members of the Coast Guard community in an honorable and respectful manner.
  • To provide assistance in a timely manner.
  • To consistently apply our guidelines and principles fairly and equitably to all.
  • To make decisions based on the merits of individual cases.


CGMA believes in and strives to practice absolute adherence to a policy of fair treatment. At all times, we will provide an environment that promotes dignity, respect, fairness, equity, and inclusion. These are essential ingredients to the sustainment of operational excellence, a positive office climate and a healthy work environment. All CGMA personnel and representatives will comport themselves in accordance with all Coast Guard civil rights and equal opportunity policies at all times.

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