March 31, 2022

Our New and Renewed Friendships: April 2022

Join us in welcoming our new and returning nonprofit friends, from March 2022, to the UNA Community.

Allen and Alice Stokes Nature Center

The Allen and Alice Stokes Nature Center is a non-advocacy, nonprofit nature center established in 1997. Stokes Nature Center is the official educational permittee of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and the USDA-designated Logan Canyon Children’s Forest. We are proud to serve all people of Cache Valley.

Alzheimer's Association, Utah Chapter

For more than 25 years, the Utah Chapter has led the fight against Alzheimer's disease by increasing the understanding of dementia and its impact on family and community, providing information and support for those affected, and promoting the advancement of research. Our Vision: A World Without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross Utah Region serves more than 2.8 million people across the nearly 85,000 square miles, statewide.

Artes De Mexico En Utah

To build communities and a sense of belonging united by cultural connections through the appreciation and creation of art. Art in all its expressions is the pathway to reflect on our past and present to find commonalities among one another.

Avian Sanctuary and Protection Utah

We are an avian rescue sanctuary devoted to domestic and wild non-native birds. Re-homing, rehabilitating, and education in the Salt Lake, Utah, Davis County, and other areas of the Western United States for the benefit of birds conditions in urban areas. We are here for the communities well being and to promote a safe environment for our feathered friends.

BeatALS Benefit

Our mission is to unite schools, communities, and businesses in a concentrated effort to BeatALS. We will provide music, dance, and other art forms as a source of inspiration and comfort to those suffering with ALS and their families. We will educate people about ALS and invite people everywhere to donate their time, money and abilities to BeatALS.

Birch Creek Service Ranch

The mission at BCSR is to teach 12-15 year old boys and girls to value nature and hard work, to think for themselves and overcome challenges, and to build relationships and become engaged members of their communities.

BookClub Academy

BookClub Academy is a microschool partnered and apprenticed with BookClub in order to provide the students with real-world, hands-on experiences in business, communications, video production, graphic design, programming, and more.

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Weber-Davis

When school is out, Clubs are in! Boys & Girls Clubs of Weber-Davis has offered positive alternatives to children who may be surrounded by negative influences, showing them how to live successful and productive lives. Since 1860, Boys & Girls Clubs have provided safe havens for young people by offering quality programs and critical relationships with nurturing and reliable adults.

Cache Refugee and Immigrant Connection

Our mission is to promote integration, economic self-sufficiency, and positive connections among refugees, immigrants, and the wider community through two-way education, improved access to existing services, and development of new services.

Canyonlands Field Institute

Our unique land and river trips bring families, friends, and student groups together, create shared memories, and strengthen appreciation for the place we call home.

Clever Octopus Creative Reuse Center

Our nonprofit, located in Salt Lake City, helps you find discount art supplies through the resale of thrifted arts & crafts materials that would otherwise end up in a landfill. We also offer affordable community classes on a variety of art and science topics. Create art, waste less, and save money with us.

Community Action Services and Food Bank

Community Action Services and Food Bank is a nonprofit organization in Provo, Utah, that provides a two-step process to solving poverty: first, to provide the resources to help stabilize the person’s crisis, and then to help them rebuild their life. Since 1967, our agency has helped stabilize the crises in the lives of people in need by meeting their basic critical needs (such as food and housing) while providing them with the long-term solutions needed to rebuild their financial and social self-sufficiency, enabling them to break out of poverty.

Community Development Corporation of Utah

Community Development Corporation of Utah (CDCU) strengthens our communities by empowering all Utahns through access to affordable housing and financial security. CDCU assists in alleviating the burdens of poverty and financial insecurity so that all Utahns can develop their full potential.

Comunidades Unidas

Comunidades Unidas / Communities United (CU) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 1999. CU engages with more than 5,000 individuals per year while maintaining our grassroots connection with our community. Our initiatives are focused on building Healthy and United Families!

CONNECT Summit County

CONNECT brings together Summit County residents who are concerned about the mental health challenges facing our community.  We are family members, loved ones, and friends of people struggling with mental illness. We are mental health service providers in Summit County. We are people who recognize the serious mental health challenges facing our community. All of us want to see improved mental health services with greater accessibility in Summit County.

CTA Community Supports

CTA Community Supports, formerly known as Community Treatment Alternatives, has been supporting people with developmental disabilities in Utah since 1985. We support people with autism as well as other developmental disabilities and mental health needs in various settings. We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality of service and improving the quality of life for our supported people daily.

DDI Vantage

DDI Vantage, Inc. empowers vulnerable children, adults and families to reach their full potential. As a qualified non-profit organization under 501(c)(3), DDI Vantage has been serving the community since 1971 through its programs, Adult and Youth Services, Early Intervention, Early Head Start Home-Based, and Early Head Start Child Care Partnerships.

Emerald Hills Institute

Emerald Hills Institute builds an inclusive community through active conversations among different faiths, cultures, and world views. Our differences are opportunities for connection, and we find compassionate ways to support each other through the channels of art, culture, humanities, education, and stewardship.

Eye Care For Kids

EyeCare4Kids™ provides professional eye care to low-income, visually-impaired children and underserved families. The organization has helped more than 400,000 children receive professional eye exams, vision screenings and glasses, when needed.

Family Promise of Ogden

Family Promise of Ogden is a shelter for homeless families, with young children. We are different than regular shelters because we not only provide for the physical needs, like a place for them to stay and food, but we also help them and teach them how to be self-sufficient. We help them learn the skills that they will need to maintain independence. We do intensive case management to help our clients overcome roadblocks to independence. There is a big homeless population in Ogden.

Fathers and Families Coalition of Utah

Providing education and training for healthy relationships, fatherhood, and employment to youth and adults to encourage sustainable growth in their community.

Fish For Garbage

Fish For Garbage is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that mobilizes communities through waterway cleanups and watershed education.

Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks: Bates Wilson Legacy Fund

Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks connect people to place in ways that continue Bates Wilson’s values of exploration, collaboration, and stewardship of our Southeast Utah National Parks and Monuments. Consistent with Bates Wilson’s legacy, we will inspire individuals and communities with a passionate appreciation for vibrant and healthy national parks.

Futures Through Training

To Improve The Quality of Life of low-income people in Utah by providing education, job training, job placement, and support services.

Grafton Heritage Partnership Project

First convened in June,1997, the Grafton Heritage Partnership Project (Partnership) is a volunteer non-profit organization governed by a Board of Trustees selected from participating organizations and families. The Partnership unites the interests of federal, state, local governments, private landowners and community groups to effectively work toward preserving Grafton as an historic site. The Partnership’s purpose is to preserve and enhance the outstanding historical, agricultural, scenic, riparian, and cultural values of the Grafton historic townsite for the benefit of present and future generations.

Habitat for Humanity of Summit & Wasatch Counties

Habitat brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope, and envisions a world where everyone has a decent place to live within our service area and around the world.

Holding Out HELP

Holding Out HELP (HOH) is focused on providing full-service care to people from a polygamous background. The HOH team and trusted volunteers have worked diligently to understand the distinct needs of this population. HOH provides housing, food, clothing, counseling, education and other services aiding in each client’s transition to reach self-sufficiency.

House of Hope

At House of Hope, we make it our goal to serve as many women and children as we possibly can. We believe recovery is possible for anyone who wants it, regardless of the obstacles that may stand in the way. We help women to realize their potential and instill hope in them that they can recover.

I SEE You! Foundation

A Resource For Individuals With Invisible Illnesses & Disabilities & Their Families. We host support groups (for people not only battling invisible illnesses, but for their parents/caregivers as well as their siblings).

Intermountain Therapy Animals

Intermountain Therapy Animals (ITA) is a non-profit organization founded in Salt Lake City in 1993. ITA alone has over 300 therapy teams who visit over 100 facilities spending time with individuals who are in need and going through some of the most difficult experiences of their lives. We provide animal-assisted interactions and therapies to the communities in Utah, Idaho, and Montana and we have affiliate organizations across the US.

Kimball Art Center

The Kimball Art Center (KAC) provides international quality art exhibitions and dynamic educational opportunities for the citizens of Park City, Summit County, Wasatch County, and the region’s many visitors. We are committed to the fundamental American principles of expression and open engagement.

Living With Pride

Living & Aging with Pride is a unique multimedia infotainment program which addresses the inevitability of aging and highlights the financial burdens that impact the aging communities’ quality of life.

Mali Rising Foundation

For the children of rural Mali, school is too often just a dream. The dream of education is a dream of better health, less poverty, more stability, less war.  We believe every child deserves to live those dreams...do you?

Mental Healthy F.I.T.

Mental Healthy F.i.T. spotlights our shadows, shines light at the end of the tunnel and maps how to get there. Changing how we experience mental health and “making” sense of the issues through FILMS, IDEAS and TIPS. If someone seems different, find out why. If you feel different, ask for help.

Mormon Mental Health Association

The Mormon Mental Health Association (MMHA) is a secular professional association for mental health providers, educators, and researchers who offer ethical, research-based, and culturally competent services and information to persons along the continuum of involvement in and commitment to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, any churches connected to the restoration movement of Joseph Smith, and to those who identify with the broader Mormon cultural experience.

NAMI Utah

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. We are a grassroots organization that was started in 1988. Our greatest strength is the dedication of the family members and individuals living with mental health conditions who teach our classes, lead our support groups, and advocate in their communities. Through our lived experiences we are able to offer help, hope, and healing to people whose lives are affected by these conditions.

National Tongan American Society

OUR MISSION (Taumu'á) "Strengthen the Pacific Islander family by promoting health, education, cultural preservation and civic engagement". Fakamālohia ʻo e Kāinga mei Motú ʻaki hono paotoloaki ʻo e moʻui leleí, akó, pukepuke fonuá, mo e fakamaʻunga ʻo e fatongia ki he fonuá.

OUR VISION (Langimamaʻó) Pacific Islanders are healthy, self-reliant, culturally aware, and civically engaged. Ko e Kāinga mei Motú ʻoku nau moʻui lelei, moʻui falalaʻanga, ʻilo fonua, mo maʻunga fatongia he fonuá.

Natural History Museum of Utah

The Natural History Museum of Utah illuminates the natural world and the place of humans within it. Values: We are a creative, dynamic institution. We attract and serve a broad, diverse audience. We meet the highest professional and ethical standards. We are accountable for our work. Our scientific research and interpretation are interdisciplinary, timely, and encourage active inquiry. We strive for and promote sustainability in all we do. We seek and sustain meaningful partnerships.

Navajo Santa

Ya’at’eeh Keshmish, a non-profit organization known as Navajo Santa, strives to enhance the lives of Navajo people living in southeast Utah through the spirit of giving while fostering trust and respect between cultures.

NOVA Principles Foundation

The mission of the N.O.V.A. Principles Foundation is:  “Nurturing youth to seek out positive Opportunities, internalize good Values, and to accept Accountability for their choices in life.”

Ogden Valley Adaptive Sports

Ogden Valley Adaptive Sports (formerly Snowbasin Adaptive Sports) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization whose mission is to provide adaptive snow sports programs at Snowbasin, Powder Mountain and Nordic Valley resorts. We are passionate about enriching the lives of people with disabilities through winter sports and recreation. Thanks to the generous support of individual donors, grants from private corporations, foundations and the community, we offer scholarships that enable participants to engage in our programs, regardless of ability to pay.

Ogden Weber Community Action Partnership, Inc.

OWCAP elevates individuals, families, and communities of Weber County by improving self-sufficiency through services and collaboration.

On Pitch Performing Arts Inc.

On Pitch Performing Arts Inc. exists to educate, entertain, and inspire children, adults and audiences with theatrical productions that range from musicals, plays, and new works; we train and support the next generation of theatre artists; we provide arts education programs that promote life-long learning; we promise to maintain a safe and diverse community, and we celebrate the power of theatre to bring together our community.

Philippines Humanitarian

Philippines Humanitarian is a non-denominational, U.S. based 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping indigent families in the Philippines get the educational funds and supplies that will allow them the opportunity to attend kindergarten through college so they can escape the crippling cycle of poverty.

Phyllis and Mark Leppert Foundation for Fertility Research

Conception, pregnancy, birth. This is one of the most natural functions of our bodies. Yet, due to diseases of the reproductive system, for many it becomes a complicated, unattainable process. The Campion Fund and Leppert Foundation want to change that. Through medical research and education, we are working to eradicate these diseases, restoring health and hope to women and men worldwide.

Pilar Pobil Legacy Foundation

The Pilar Pobil Legacy Foundation (PPLF) is a Salt Lake City-based nonprofit arts organization whose mission is to support the arts and arts education in Utah.  Building off the tremendous success of "Art in Pilar's Garden," the foundation is in the unique position to create community-based art and educational programs that will positively impact the city's culture now and for future generations. 

Pioneer Craft House

Our mission is to honor our rich history in the community as an art education center by continuing to offer affordable art classes, workshops, and events within Salt Lake County and greater Utah areas. Our goal is to foster​ lifelong participation in and appreciation of the arts. Pioneer Craft House is dedicated to inspiring imagination, exploration transformation, ​and joy through art and crafts education.

Project Hope 4 Kids

We bridge the education gap for refugee children and adults. Project Hope 4 Kids is a nonprofit organization helping refugee children and their families worldwide. We provide critical aid when it’s needed and afterwards we go on to bridge the education gap for refugee children.

Puppets in the City

Puppets in the City is a non-profit performing and teaching company.  We provide puppets, puppet shows, workshops and general puppetry skills. Professional puppeteers are on hand to teach and train you in the art of puppetry. We also create puppets, scripts and shows for all ages. Our shows include themes of no bullying, multi-cultural tolerance, and encouraging/developing literacy.

Refugee and Immigrant Center, Asian Association of Utah

In 1977, a group of Asian refugees and immigrants living in Utah saw a need for additional supports and services beyond the scope of existing resettlement agencies. At that time, Utah was a key resettlement state for refugees coming from Southeast Asia, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and other Asian countries. In response to this need, the Asian Association of Utah was founded in a small classroom.

RLC Family Foundation

The mission of the RLC Family Foundation is to: Provide and improve educational opportunities for underprivileged children and young adults who otherwise would not have them, and Support opportunities for refugee humanitarian service and other worthwhile humanitarian efforts. A proper education will do more to lift an individual or family out of poverty than any other factor. The foundation will assist in making this a reality for as many people as possible, especially children who may not have the opportunity otherwise.

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.

Ruff Haven Crisis Sheltering

Our mission is to provide a temporary safe haven for companion animals in order to keep pets and their people together in times of crisis, increase pet retention, and decrease the number of animals entering the shelter system.

Safe Harbor Crisis Center

Safe Harbor is a nonprofit organization that provides shelter, supportive services, and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. We also provide education, awareness, and resources to our community.

Salt Lake Tribune

The Tribune is Utah’s independent voice. Building on a legacy of courageous, watchdog journalism, we strive to tell stories that are interesting, important and inclusive. Dedicated to fairness and accuracy, we aim to engage and empower you — our readers.

Sego Lily Center for the Abused Deaf

The mission of SLCAD is to promote a safe and empowered community for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf-Blind people by providing culturally accessible services, advocacy and education.

Senior Charity Care Foundation

Here at Senior Charity Care Foundation, we believe that every senior should have access to quality health care, regardless of income or insurance status. Our model focuses on affordable mobile health clinics. We bring dental and vision services directly to our clients living in senior apartments and care facilities.

The Christmas Box International

The Christmas Box International charity works to prevent child abuse. We partner with local, national, and international groups to improve the quality of life for children, teens, and young adults who are victims of abuse, neglect, trafficking or are facing homelessness or other risks that no child should have to face. Our mission is simple: Every child deserves a childhood.

The Family Place Utah

The Family Place Utah was established in 1982 as a small facility in Logan, Utah, known as The Child & Family Support Center. We began with the goal of providing a safe shelter for children involved in crisis situations. Since then, we’ve expanded to meet the needs of all families in our community. We now have three locations in Logan, Hyrum, and Smithfield and serve families in Cache, Franklin and Rich Counties.

The Ishtar Institute

E-Sara is a nonprofit battle encampment on the front lines of homeless to serve Utahns experiencing unstable living environments. In Cuneiform, "E-Sara" translates to "House of the Universe." In other words, we seek to provide space and relief for those who have been essentially reduced to economic refugees.

The Madeleine Festival & The Eccles Organ Festival

Led by The Right Reverend Lawrence Scanlan, Salt Lake City's first bishop, construction on the cathedral on South Temple began in 1899 and was completed in 1909. Architects Carl Neuhausen and Bernard Mecklenburg combined a predominantly Romanesque exterior with a Gothic interior on the structure. A $9.7 million renovation begun in 1991 substantially enhanced and strengthened the structure. The renewed building was rededicated on February 21, 1993, and the cathedral is listed on both the Utah and national registers of historic places.

The Road Home

The Road Home provides emergency shelter, supportive services, and housing assistance that help individuals and families step out of homelessness.

Tooele Bit N’ Spur Riding Club

The Tooele Bit n’ Spur Club (TBS) was formed in 1945 and is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of equestrian activities, care, safety, and competitions for families and individuals, regardless of whether they own horses or not. Many of our members have a long history of or are currently involved in ranching and/or agriculture and the western lifestyle.

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.

UCAIR Utah Clean Air Partnership

UCAIR is a statewide clean air partnership created to make it easier for individuals, businesses and communities to make small changes to improve Utah’s air. Every small change adds to a collective bigger step toward better health, a better economy and better overall quality of life for all of us.

Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault

We engage individuals and organizations in local and statewide collaborations to strengthen the effectiveness of sexual violence education, prevention, and response in Utah.

Utah Filmmakers

The Utah Filmmakers™ Association (UFA™)—a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, licensed by the Utah Department of Commerce Division of Consumer Protection—engages aspiring filmmakers to approach their desired vocation with professionalism, integrity, and respect, to learn and embrace industry standards, and to understand the requisite business aspects of the craft.

Utah Health Policy Project

Utah Health Policy Project (UHPP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization advancing sustainable health care solutions for underserved Utahns through better access, education, and public policy. Since 2006 UHPP has worked hard to develop solutions to create a health system that provides better access to higher quality health care at a lower cost. We pride ourselves on being an open resource for the public, community leaders, the media, businesses, health care providers and policymakers.

Utah Humanities

Utah Humanities is an independent non-profit established in 1975. With a small, dedicated staff and volunteer board of directors, we offer public humanities programs across the state that involve thousands of people and organizations. To do our work, we partner with organizations that want to improve their communities through the humanities. Our partnerships span Utah and focus on literature, heritage, education, conversations, and local humanities ideas. Our mission is to empower Utahns to improve their communities through active engagement in the humanities.

Utah LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce

We strive to create long lasting partnerships between key organizations and businesses, ensuring both growth and visibility for the LGBTQ+ community and allies in Utah.

Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund

Providing business training and funding to entrepreneurs in start-up & existing businesses that do not qualify for traditional funding sources.

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art believes in the power of the art of our time. Through programming, advocacy, and collaboration, we work with artists and communities to build a better world.

Utah Public Employees Association

Founded in 1959, UPEA is an independent, member-based Association representing you as public employees. UPEA is not, and never has been affiliated with a union of any kind. UPEA is very important to the political process in the state of Utah. The strength of the Association lies in its numbers, member involvement and the experience of its staff. The UPEA lobby team works with members to improve public service, ensuring that you as a public employee are protected, compensated and appreciated. Public employees’ issues require constant monitoring, revision and advocacy. UPEA works full-time with policy makers at the Utah legislature to protect you as a public employee.

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

Our mission is to support USDB in building an unparalleled support system and enhancing the educational experience for Utah children who are deaf, blind, or deaf-blind through relationships with key business and community partnerships.

Utah State Fair

The Utah State Fairpark & Event Center offers modern event facilities in a historical setting. Located at the base of the majestic Wasatch Mountains, our facilities offer sweeping views of the mountains and Salt Lake City. The Utah State Fairpark & Event Center’s (originally called “Agriculture Park”) 65 acres has been a cultural legacy for the state since 1902. The Fairpark hosts the annual Utah State Fair, and has hosted thousands of other public and private events spanning from small gatherings such as company parties, weddings, and corporate meetings to large events such as festivals, major concerts, skateboard world championships, and rodeos.

Vanos Corp.

You might be an artist who would like to introduce yourself and your work here or maybe you’re a business with a mission to describe.

Wasatch Adaptive Sports

The mission of Wasatch Adaptive Sports is to encourage individuals with adaptive needs and their families to realize their potential and engage in active living through recreational, educational and social programs. A community in which people of all abilities experience the power of recreation whenever and wherever they choose.

Weber State University Center for Community Engaged Learning

The main mission of the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) is to engage students, faculty and staff members in direct service, civic engagement, and community research to promote civic participation, build community capacity, and enhance the educational process.

West Valley Arts and Culture

What is West Valley Arts? It is gallery exhibits, artist talks, workshops, and performances that bring local, regional, national, and international visual artists, curators, performers, musicians, poets, actors, thinkers, and doers to West Valley.

Westminster College

Westminster is a private, accredited, and comprehensive liberal arts college in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts through engaging and well-developed academic programs in a supportive atmosphere.

Youth Futures Utah

Youth Futures provides safe shelter, collaborative resources, respectful guidance and diverse support to homeless, unaccompanied, runaway and at-risk youth in Northern and Southern Utah.

Your Community Connection

YCC Family Crisis Center is a non-profit organization incorporated to enhance the safety of women, children and men by providing crisis intervention and advocacy services to reduce and prevent the occurrence of family violence and sexual assault through education and community awareness. Our programs support and enhance the quality of life for all individuals and families by providing advocacy and education to find hope on the road to self-sufficiency. We serve individuals of all ages. Our domestic violence and sexual assault victim assistance centers provide service 24/7 to victims and their children.