In place of a board of trustees, management committee, or steering group, Focal Point Gallery places trust in its frequent contact with a range of regular partners to guide its programme of activities. These include:

Arts Council England
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
South Essex College
University of Essex

In addition to these partners, the gallery works with a number of other organisations on ongoing collaborations as well as one-off projects. Since early 2009, these have included:

Goldsmiths University
Polish Cultural Institute, London
Metal Culture
Renaissance Southend
The White Bus
Polish Arts Festival
E15 Acting School