October 26, 2021

Our New and Renewed Friendships - October 2021

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

New to the UNA Community

American Indian Services

We're dedicated to helping Native Americans have access to a quality education, while still preserving their culture and honoring their heritage. Our mission is to provide preparatory programs for children and financial assistance for those in pursuit of a college degree.

CIT International

The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is a community partnership of law enforcement, mental health and addiction professionals, individuals who live with mental illness and/or addiction disorders, their families, and other advocates. It is an innovative first-responder model of police-based crisis intervention training to help persons with mental disorders and/or addictions access medical treatment rather than place them in the criminal justice system due to illness-related behaviors. It also promotes officer safety and the safety of the individual in crisis.

Elevate 1 Life

Elevate1Life is a Non-Profit organization which holds periodic contest to help the underserved in our community. Tom Richter, Carol Richter and Ryan Richter are partners in this venture. In conjunction with Community Partners and JAN-PRO Elevate1Life will provide back to the community the opportunity to become a JAN-PRO franchise owner.

Ink Against Cancer - Cancer Warriors Foundation

Ink Against Cancer was founded in 2017 in efforts to raise funds for our brother, Austin Monty Bell "Wolf." After his passing we kept a promise that we had made to him, to establish this organization to continue to help others with cancer-stricken families. We are a unique grassroots organization uniting national, statewide and local artists together to raise cancer awareness and assistance to individuals, especially children, and their families who are facing cancer. Ink Against Cancer - Cancer Warriors Foundation is a unique 501c3 foundation uniting national, statewide, and local artists of all mediums together to raise cancer awareness & financial assistance. IAC currently has no paid staff, and operates through the efforts of volunteers and support of the community.

Mountainland Association of Governments

Whether you need care or provide care—or will in the future—we offer personalized, unbiased guidance for today’s needs and tomorrow’s gaps.

Survivor Wellness


The Bridge Foundation

The Chiron Academy

The mission of The Chiron Academy is to provide a rigorous and nurturing academic setting for students who need additional assistance in developing the hero within. A true hero is able to critically think, overcome obstacles, work as a team, and develop physical and emotional resilience to set a standard for lifetime progression. The five pillars of The Chiron Academy are: Academic Excellence, Heroic Behavior, Emotional Resilience, Physical Fitness, and Community Involvement.

Trauma-Informed Utah

Life is a mixture of struggle and strength, often showing up when least expected. Trauma-Informed Utah (TIU) helps organizations proactively prepare to recognize the impacts of adversity and build communal resilience for themselves and all they serve.

Renewing with the UNA Community

AAA Fair Credit Foundation

AAA Fair Credit Foundation (FCF) is an award-winning HUD-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping consumers expand financial capability and reclaim their financial future. Our programs and services are designed to assist individuals and families move from crisis to control by creating a long-term action plan for financial security. Our programs and services include confidential financial guidance counseling, debt management relief programs, financial literacy education, Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) and other programs that promote financial capability.

Bountiful Davis Art Center

BDAC’s Mission statement reads: To engage the community through quality artistic and cultural programs, provide educational experiences, and encourage the growth and expression of art. The art center achieves its mission via its unique programming and events including free-to-the-public art exhibitions featuring the finest artists in the state; professionally taught art and theater classes for children and adults; free Family Art Nights held monthly; affordable recital space featuring the only dual-piano stage in Davis County; and free musical concerts and events including the area’s largest folk arts festival, Summerfest International.

Cache Humane Society

Cache Humane Society is the center of animal welfare, recovery, and adoption activity in Cache Valley.  We cultivate innovative programs that inspire personal commitments to loving pet ownership and community participation in companion animal well-being.  We work with local government officials, animal care providers, rescue organizations, and citizens to support compassionate stewardship of animal welfare. 

Chamber Orchestra Ogden

We were formed in 2011, under the baton of Dr. Michael Palumbo (professor emeritus, Weber State University). We are made up of professional, semi-professional, and amateur musicians from along the Wasatch Front and are honored to call Peery’s Egyptian Theater our home. We endeavor to provide high quality, low cost professional-level orchestra concerts to downtown Ogden.  We want to make classical music accessible, affordable, and enjoyable for the greater Ogden community.

Columbus Community Center

We support the growth, development, and independence of persons with disabilities. Our programs address concerns and issues of social skills, appropriate behaviors, work skills, job-seeking skills, living skills, and life skills.

Conserve Southwest Utah

Our overarching goal is that Southwest Utah implements policies that balance growth and economic development with conservation and stewardship of land, air and water resources to benefit our citizens, both present and future. 

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Utah Idaho Chapter

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with CF the opportunity to lead long, fulfilling lives by funding research and drug development, partnering with the CF community, and advancing high-quality, specialized care.

First Step House

Our mission is to help people build lives of meaning, purpose, and recovery. We do this by addressing the unique needs of each individual. We support our clients by connecting them with the resources they need including housing, employment, and education. We often support those who have nowhere else to turn. We work hard to change the stigma and judgment that often accompanies those with substance use disorders.

Gifted Music School

Gifted Music School is a 501(c)3 non profit educational institution in Salt Lake City committed to defining the standard for high-level music education. Gifted Music School currently serves 582 students every single week and provides 1075 hours of lessons and/or classes every month. It is recognized nationally for exceptional music education.

Great Salt Lake Audubon

Great Salt Lake Audubon, a chapter of the national Audubon Society, was founded in 1912 and is the oldest conservation organization in Utah. This volunteer organization strives to meet its mission through volunteer opportunities, seminars, educational field trips and informative general meetings with guest presenters. We also support state and local conservation efforts.

Guadalupe Center Educational Programs

For over 55 years, Guadalupe School has served our city’s diverse community through educating students, the majority of which are Hispanic and Latino. Guadalupe programs serve children from birth through sixth grade. Through personalized education with a focus on literacy, we set the stage for them to have academic success throughout their lives.

Image Reborn Foundation

Image Reborn Foundation’s mission is to provide no-cost healing retreats to women diagnosed with breast cancer and to assist them in living rich and fulfilling lives. Weekend long retreats are held in luxury accommodations most often in the beautiful, peaceful mountain setting of Park City, Utah. Typically retreats host 6-8 attendees and all meals, services and accommodations are covered. Survivors may attend at any time during their cancer journey and are invited to attend up to once per calendar year.

Kids Who Count

Kids Who Count is a non-profit organization serving families and children in South Utah County since 1986. Our mission is to empower families to optimize the developmental potential of their young children. Families and children who’ve come to Kids Who Count for support have been met with a compassionate team of therapists, nurses and special educators with unparalleled training and experience in early childhood development.

Making a Difference Foundation

Our mission is a simple one: we exist to ignite and support the passions of medical providers and CHG Healthcare employees to give back in their communities around the world.

Ogden Nature Center

Our mission is to unite people with nature and nurture appreciation and stewardship of the environment. Since it was founded in 1975 as Utah's first nature center, the Ogden Nature Center has provided a place where people can go to enjoy and learn about the natural world.

Park City Film Series

Park City Film is a nonprofit organization presenting the best of independent feature, documentary, world and local cinema. Our mission is to create community through film.

Riverton Arts Council

Over 30 years ago, a group of talented Riverton citizens joined together to create the Riverton Arts Council. A community-based arts council committed to providing quality family entertainment for friends and neighbors while also educating and building our youth.

Round River Conservation Studies

Since 1991 Round River has conducted ecological research and engaged in conservation planning in the Blue Range of Arizona, the Great Bear and Muskwa-Kechika of British Columbia, the canyons of southern Utah, the highlands of southern Ecuador, the Mackenzie Delta of the Northwest Territories, the tropical forests of Belize, and the Yaak Valley of Montana.

Team Utah Mountain Sports

A club for helping Utah riders chase their dreams. OUR MISSION to Provide ACCESS to PROGRESSION, to Promote active healthy lifestyles, and to Facilitate lifetime participation.

The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation

Founded in 2006, the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation is a global 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, our mission is to support patients and render cholangiocarcinoma a treatable disease.

The Family Support Center of Washington County

The mission of the UAFSC is to strengthen Utah families one community at a time by supporting parents, protecting children, and preserving families. To accomplish this mission, each Family Support Center provides its clients with a 24-hour crisis & respite nursery, a 24-hour information and referral service, and a parenting and youth education program. Based on the needs of the particular community it serves, each agency likewise offers additional services, ranging from on-site therapists, lending libraries, and in-home parenting support.

The Hope Alliance

The Hope Alliance was established to confront poverty and inspire hope through an alliance for change. In order to meet the needs of the communities we serve, partnerships with local organizations and professionals are required to ensure our programs are beneficial to people in need. ​

The Leonardo

The Leonardo is a non-profit community-powered museum which opened in 2011. Once home to the Salt Lake City Public Library, The Leonardo’s downtown location has served the people of the Wasatch Front for nearly 50 years. As a result, The Leonardo is tremendously proud to carry on the legacy of community learning and invites you to become a part of our unique community powered museum experience.

Utah Operation Lifesaver

Utah Operation Lifesaver is a statewide, non-profit public awareness and education program dedicated to ending tragic collisions, fatalities, and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and on railroad property. Utah Operation Lifesaver wants you and your family to be safe around highway-rail grade crossings and trains! Our authorized volunteers are available, free of charge, to provide important safety information to professional truck and bus drivers, school bus drivers, drivers education classes, elementary school students, law enforcement and emergency responders, and other civic organizations.

Utah Pet Partners

Therapy Animals of Utah is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to improving human health and well-being in partnership with therapy animals. We are the Utah Community Partner of Pet Partners, our national organization.

Voices for Utah Children

Voices for Utah Children works to make Utah a place where all children thrive. We start with one basic question: "Is it good for kids?" At Voices for Utah Children, we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to reach his or her full potential. And to achieve this vision, we focus on five key areas that benefit the healthy development of all children.

Wasatch Community Gardens

Wasatch Community Gardens has served Wasatch Front residents since 1989 with the belief that the quality of a community is directly related to the quality of its food. We offer garden space, educational programs, and community events to empower people to grow, harvest, preserve, and prepare fresh, healthy food. We execute our mission through five main programs: Community Garden Program, Youth Garden Program, School Garden Program, Community Education Program, and the Green Team Farm.

Wild Utah Project

Utah’s natural resource managers and decision makers depend on reliable data in their work to keep our wildlife and lands healthy. When this information is in short supply, it creates obstacles to finding and implementing the best conservation options available.