CCS's goals are:
- contribution in cartography's development and development of related areas
- promotion of cartography and related areas
- stimulation of creative work and application of scientific achievements in practical and professional work in all kind of cartographic activities
- supporting publishing activities in cartography and related areas
- founding and caring for carts', maps', books', photographs' and other publications' collections
- communicating with related institutions in Croatia and abroad
- if government's corporate bodies or citizens requested directly, CCS gives opinions and grades organizations' and individuals' cartographic work
CCS achieves its goals by performing the following actions:
- organizing scientific and professional lectures, meetings, seminars, consulations etc.
- publishing journal, scientific and professional publications, announcements etc.
- supporting international co-operation
- becoming a member of international cartographic associations
- giving awards and recognitions
- educating and specializing members in Croatia and abroad