May 27, 2021

Our New and Renewed Friendships - May 2021

Join us in welcoming our new and returning nonprofit friends, from May 2021, to the UNA Community.

New to the UNA Community

Dent Disease Foundation

Raising funds to support research into the causes of the disease so we may halt its progression and find a cure.  ​ Educating patients, the medical community and the public; and to promote communication among patients, their families and the medical community.

First Baptist Church of Salt Lake City Utah

We invite all people, regardless of color, gender, sexual orientation, or station in life, to be on their journey of faith, exploring what it means to follow Christ together. 

Gun Violence Prevention Center of Utah

We believe that the strength and stability of our society is not a product of gun ownership, but of our institutions, our Constitution and the commitment of our citizens to the rule of law. The mission of GVPC of Utah is to prevent the tragedy of gun violence through education and reasonable regulation of firearms.

Huntsman World Senior Games

The HUNTSMAN WORLD SENIOR GAMES, as it is known today, began in 1987 as the World Senior Games, an international senior sports competition. Founded by Daisy and John H. Morgan, Jr., the Games began with their vision of an international sports event for men and women ages 55 and better. Both agreed that the golden years were better when good health and physical fitness became a way of life, not an occasional hobby.

Root to Crown Learning

Southern Utah Heritage Choir

The Choir seeks to bring everyone closer to Christ through the performance of wholesome music from all styles, periods and geographical locations of the world. It is the desire of the Heritage Choir to showcase the goodness in all people and to place God at the center of society through music and word....

St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site

To research, preserve, interpret, and exhibit the fossil resources of the area and the story of this specific site for the benefit, education, and enjoyment of our valued communities and the scientific world.

S.T.E.A.M.punk Academy

We founded S.T.E.A.M.punk to inject academia with a little bit of punk and to put on kick ass S.T.E.A.M. events outside of the stuffy ivory tower. We had a passion for science communication and co-founded Science On Tap-SLC.

Unsheltered Utah

Unsheltered Utah is a non-profit organization focused on meeting the immediate needs of the unsheltered residents of Utah, coordinating with existing social services, while working toward creating employment and permanent housing solutions.

Utah Valley Animal Rescue, Inc.

Together we CAN make a difference! Our mission is to heal the injured, save the abandoned, and serve the homeless animals of Utah County. By providing shelter, medical care, adoptions, and public education, our goal is to end the unnecessary death and homelessness of companion animals.

Renewing with the UNA Community


Artspace creates affordable live and work space for artists, cultural organizations, nonprofits and others to revitalize and promote stable, vibrant and safe communities.

Better Days 2020

Better Days 2020 is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to popularizing Utah women’s history in creative and communal ways. We believe that by exploring the legacy of our past, we make Utah a better place for women in the future.

CCD Smiles

I felt inspired to create a nonprofit organization for a long time to help others with CCD. I started working on the foundation in 2013. In 2016, Gaten Matarazzo’s dad contacted me. Together, we made CCD Smiles an official IRS approved nonprofit organization in January 2017.

Davis Arts Council

The Davis Arts Council (DAC) was founded in 1979 and has grown steadily to proudly serve the Northern Wasatch Front as the largest community-based, arts-focused non-profit organization in Davis County.  DAC’s mission is to “strengthen and enrich our community through the power of the arts.”

First Tee of Utah

First Tee – Utah offers educational golf programs to all youth ages 7 to 18, regardless of background or previous experience. All we ask is young people come with an open mind and positive attitude.  The Life Skills Program is conducted at various golf course locations throughout the state and is available to youth of all circumstances.

Homeless Veterans Fellowship

Homeless Veterans Fellowship is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers a comprehensive set of services designed to address homelessness among veterans. Located in Ogden, Utah, our services have provided for veterans all over Utah and the intermountain area since HVF was founded in 1989.

Maliheh Free Clinic

The mission of the Maliheh Free Clinic is to provide free, same-day access to high quality urgent medical care for all qualified patients. The Maliheh Free Clinic was founded with the sole purpose to rescue those members of our community who are in the most critical need of our help.


NAMI Utah is Utah’s voice on mental illness. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Utah’s mission is to ensure the dignity and improve the lives of those who live with mental illness and their families through support, education and advocacy.

Onstage Ogden

Onstage Ogden is a community arts non-profit dedicated to promoting classical music and dance in the Greater Ogden area. We believe the arts have the power to inspire and uplift, and we are firmly committed to providing everyone in our community with greater access to the arts.

Phoenix Services Corporation

Our goal is to move each person toward independent living and dignifying work in the community. We have succeeded when a person becomes a contributing member of his or her community, and when a community, in turn, becomes more empathetic and accepting of the diversity found in all human beings.

Rape Recovery Center


Roads to Independence

At Roads To Independence, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Roads To Independence believes that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as n organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Rock Camp SLC

Rock Camp SLC (RCSLC) is a summer day camp for girls, transgender, and gender-expansive youth from all backgrounds ages 8-17. During the week-long day camp, youth of all skill levels will learn to play an instrument, form a band, write a song, and perform their original composition for family, friends, and hundreds of screaming fans!

Salt Lake City Arts Council Foundation

The Salt Lake City Arts Council, founded in the late 1970s, was created to ensure that the community established a local arts organization to provide public programming and support for the arts.

Save A Brain

We are a Salt Lake City Based Non-Profit whose mission is to provide education, encourage prevention and spread awareness of the long term mental & physical effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and concussions.

Suazo Business Center

The Suazo Business Center is a business resource committed to the development and empowerment of the Latino/Hispanic and other underserved communities. We provide assistance to help existing and potential minority entrepreneurs succeed and build wealth.

United Way Of Central and Southern


Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness

USARA’s mission is to connect and inspire communities to advocate for addiction recovery. We envision a Utah where recovery community and connection are recognized as the most valuable assets for people to recover from addiction.

Utah Avalanche Center

The Utah Avalanche Center provides avalanche forecasting, awareness, and education in the State of Utah giving backcountry travelers the tools they need to make wise decisions in the backcountry.

Utah Open Lands

Utah Open Lands works with landowners and partners across the state of Utah - helping individuals, families, municipalities, and organizations realize their conservation hopes.

Utah Pride Center

Utah Pride unites, empowers and celebrates Utah’s diverse LGBTQ+ community by providing a safe and welcoming space for education, partnership, service, and events which advance our collective health, wellness and success.

Utahns Against Hunger

Utahns Against Hunger is Utah’s only state-wide anti-hunger non-profit organization working on public policy and advocacy for federal nutrition programs.

Wildlife SOS

Wildlife SOS was established to make lasting change to protect and conserve India’s natural heritage, forest and biodiversity. We actively work towards protecting Indian wildlife, conserving habitat, studying biodiversity, conducting research and creating alternative and sustainable livelihoods for erstwhile communities that depend on wildlife for sustenance.

Winter Sports School in Park City

As a public charter school located in Park City, Utah, The Winter Sports School develops students with a passion for learning and excellence, in both academics and winter athletics. There is no better secondary school in the United States—perhaps the world—for student athletes to reach beyond their limits in all aspects of life than The Winter Sports School.

Youth Sports Alliance

The Youth Sports Alliance (YSA) -- initially known as the Youth Winter Sports Alliance (YWSA) -- was established after the 2002 Winter Olympic Games to spearhead a community-wide effort to increase the number of children participating in winter sports in the greater Park City area.