May 02, 2022

Our New and Renewed Friendships: May 2022

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

A Bed of My Own, Inc.

A Bed of My Own, Inc. is a 501c3 in Spa 8 (the South Bay) of Los Angeles County. Our mission is to support the employability of homeless and near homeless women and their children. While women with children are our primary focus we do not discriminate against men or intact families experiencing homelessness. We are currently in start-up mode. Our fundraising is for mobile employment advocacy for families in transition to economic rehabilitation and recovery. Questions? Email Maureen: abedofmyown (at) gmail.com. Let's talk possibilities.

Alta Community Enrichment

Our mission is to create opportunities in arts, culture, and education for the enhancement and well-being of the Little Cottonwood Canyon community.

Arches New Hope Pregnancy Center

We provide a caring, confidential atmosphere where a woman can find someone to help her work through her crisis and come to a life-giving decision for herself and her baby. We help women assess their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs and then assist them in finding resources to help meet those needs. We provide accurate information to enable her to make a choice based on knowledge rather than fear or pressure.

Association For Utah Community Health

For over 30 years, The Association for Utah Community Health (AUCH) has represented Utah's Health Centers and their patients. As the Primary Care Association (PCA) in the state, we provide over 15,000 hours of training and technical assistance to 14 Health Centers as well as our affiliate members each year.

Association Of Nature Center Administrators

Over 30 years ago, leaders of nature and environmental learning centers began to share ideas, experiences, and hard-won professional knowledge. Those conversations soon became the Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA), a professional association dedicated to leaders in the nature and environmental learning center profession, including directors, managers, senior administrators and board members. ANCA is the only such organization in North America and supports over 700 dues-paying members.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Utah

Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. Our vision is that all youth achieve their full potential. Every child has the innate ability to achieve great success. With our mission and vision, we are working together to build a brighter future for all the kids in our community.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake

When school is out, Clubs are in! Since 1967, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake 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.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens and leaders.

BREAKING BARRIERS UTAH

Breaking Barriers Utah is a nonprofit focused on the population of individuals carrying the weight of a criminal history. We work together with community organizations to help our clients find success. We provide each client with individualized and unique life plans to ensure their needs are met and that they can reach their maximum potential.

Brolly Arts

Brolly Arts is dedicated to creating meaningful art and vibrant communities through artistic and civic collaboration and experimentation. As a non-profit umbrella arts organization, Brolly is committed to increasing the opportunities and impacts of artists and arts organizations in Salt Lake City and Utah. The focus is on developing artistic, civic and corporate partnerships to increase awareness and change around major issues of the day with local relevance, increase access to the arts, innovative arts programming, and support for local and national independent artists. Brolly Arts facilitates collaborative opportunities for independent artists, established organizations (artistic and civic), and fledgling arts groups. Through these efforts, Brolly Arts has sponsored or supported numerous local projects, served over 750 artists, and successfully engaged in numerous strategic partnerships.

Candle In A Dark Room Foundation

Candle In A Dark Room Foundation is a global community, welcoming people from every circumstance, background, gender & culture who seek a deeper understanding, and healing from past traumas. We believe survivors should use their voice so these topics will no longer be ignored. We help empower survivors to start their healing journey, and regain their power in finding purpose in their trauma. Candle In A Dark Room was started by a survivor who lived, experienced and survived physical & sexual trauma, and the foundation continues to be survivor led. Everything we do is driven by the common goal for long term healing.

Clean Slate Utah         

The mission of Clean Slate Utah is to help people clear their criminal records and access opportunity. Utah’s Clean Slate law is estimated to clear over 400,000 historical criminal records automatically, and is projected to affect hundreds of thousands of criminal records into the future. However, the law has no direct notification requirement, meaning individuals whose records are automatically cleared will not receive notice that their record has been cleared.

Community Foundation of Utah

Philanthropy is so much more than just a transaction; it’s a discipline. The Community Foundation of Utah believes in a holistic approach to charitable giving through working with nonprofit organizations, businesses, and individuals to identify and support solutions to the most pressing needs in our community. We serve as a community convener, pioneering innovation and embracing collaboration to support a thriving state, now and for generations to come.

Greater Equatoria Region Association

We envision a future in which resettlement and integration is successful; communities are economically empowered, and their culture is preserved.

Housing Authority of Salt Lake City

A federally funded Special Purpose Government Agency, to provide rent subsidies and promote affordable housing for low-income persons residing in Salt Lake City.

Kamas Valley History Group

Collecting, preserving and sharing the history of Kamas Valley, Utah.

Kayenta Arts Foundation

Kayenta Arts Foundation strives to develop and create an environment that fosters diverse artistic endeavors for educational and cultural enrichment purposes. The vision of the Kayenta Arts Foundation is to be Southern Utah’s premier venue for awareness, appreciation, education, and enjoyment of diverse artistic endeavors.

Live to Inspire Foundation

Live to Inspire Foundation‘s mission is to provide awareness, educate, and fund research for rare medical conditions. We also provide awareness how simple acts of kindness make the biggest difference in people’s lives.  We want everyone to Live Life and Inspire Others.

Mountain Town Music

We exist to produce, foster, and support live music that enhances the quality of life for Park City and Summit County residents and visitors.

National Ability Center

We are the seekers and explorers, the fun-makers and adventurers. We believe life doesn’t stop unfolding just because we have a disability. We’re adaptive. Our NAC family draws from decades of experience working with people of all abilities, harnessing the power of specialized equipment, techniques, teaching methods and over 1,900 volunteers.

National Center On Shaken Baby Syndrome

The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome is committed to prevent shaken baby syndrome and promote the well-being of infants generally through the development and implementation of programs, policy and research; and to support and educate families, caregivers and professionals.

Ngoma y'Africa Cultural Center

Ngoma y'Africa Cultural Center (NACC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in the year 2016.  We are dedicated to teaching the community about the African culture by engaging individuals of all ages in various classes and workshops on African history, languages, dance, and drumming, by showcasing the beauty of African arts and crafts, by organizing stage performances, festivals, and events in conference centers, and by presenting at school assemblies, churches, corporations, marriages, and holiday celebrations such as Black History month, Kwanzaa, and more.

Realms Of Inquiry

Realms of Inquiry, a cooperative learning community that offers an accredited curriculum for grades 7 through 12, is dedicated to providing a supportive learning environment for bright and intellectually creative students. Working closely with faculty, each student designs a program tailored to his or her particular interests and learning style.

Salt Lake Community College Foundation

Salt Lake Community College has a proven track record of educating students and providing training that leads to successful careers. We’re consistently in the top 10 nationwide for associate’s degrees awarded, and 74 percent of our students go on to further their educations at four-year schools. We have the most diverse student body of any college in the state and offer more than 120 programs of study in six schools of learning at 10 locations. Our students work hard and we work hard to give them the resources for success. Despite our efforts, and affordable tuition, support for deserving students falls short. That’s why our Development team constantly works to fill funding gaps through various giving programs.

Saprea

Saprea exists to liberate individuals and society from child sexual abuse and its lasting impacts. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity, funded by a combination of public and private donations. Our offices are located in Lehi, Utah and Alpharetta, Georgia.

Sheroes United

Sheroes United is first and foremost about two things… Empowering Women and Overcoming Trauma. We do this in three strategic ways… Empowerment, Advocacy and Education. Our tagline is HEAL RISE THRIVE and it 100% represents our core focus in helping women HEAL themselves, RISE up from their pain and THRIVE in life so they may be a support for others. We believe in this process whole heartedly and feel it truly is a full circle of transformation.

Snowbird Sports Education Foundation

We strive to foster a passion and lifelong love of winter sports and an active outdoor lifestyle while developing the life skills associated with success in all endeavors: goal setting, self-discipline, a strong work ethic, determination and commitment. Our goal is that every athlete has a positive, enjoyable, learning experience through participation with our team, regardless of ability level.

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.

Summit County Clubhouse

Our mission is to provide an inclusive community in which all adults living with a mental health diagnosis achieve their highest potential. We are a supportive, recovery-based community for people living with mental illness that offers opportunities for friendship, employment, education, community and access to other important services in a single caring and safe environment. 

TechCharities

For the past 7 years we have distributed hundreds of computers each year to families and students in need. Businesses and others donate computers and volunteers refurbish them. All data is erased and we install Microsoft Windows 10 and Office 2010. Our hope is to improve the quality of life for those in need. We were established in 2013 as a non-profit, community-based organization with 501(c) status. We partner with other agencies to distribute the computers to qualified recipients. Clients contribute a small administrative fee to help offset the costs of refurbishing the computes and Chromebooks.

The Jan Broberg Foundation

Jan Broberg - "I exist to end the silence until every child is safe."

Torrey House Press

Torrey House Press publishes books at the intersection of the literary arts and environmental advocacy. THP authors explore the diversity of human experiences and relationships with place. THP books create conversations about issues that concern the American West, landscape, literature, and the future of our ever-changing planet, inspiring action toward a more just world.

Trails Foundation Northern Utah

Trails Foundation Northern Utah builds trails that create a culture where all have places to walk, run and ride as they enjoy nature and connect with their neighbors in Northern Utah.

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’s Friends of CASA

Last year in Utah, there were over 14,000 court cases dealing with child abuse and neglect. It must be terrifying for an at risk child to wake up one morning and find themselves in the court system, in foster care. An amazing group of volunteers play a major role in affecting the lives of abused and neglected children. A CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) becomes a strong voice for at risk children that find themselves in the “system” because of parental abuse or neglect. More importantly, a CASA is a friendly face to a scared child when they need it most. Help us, help kids! Utah’s Friends of CASA is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization that invests in the Utah CASA program by providing essential resources, training, and funding. We are a group of interested and concerned community members who support the vision and mission of the Utah CASA Program.

Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation

The Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that celebrates the spirit of the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games to inspire active, healthy lifestyles and increase community uses of Utah’s Olympic venues. As Designated Official U.S. Olympic Training Sites, our venues are places of inspiration and accomplishment where young athletes train alongside world champions.

Utahns Against Hunger

Our mission is to increase access to food across Utah. Utahns Against Hunger is Utah’s only state-wide anti-hunger non-profit organization working on public policy and advocacy for federal nutrition programs.

Visual Art Institute

Visual Art Institute nurtures creative expression, teaches imagination and fosters artistic development through in-depth study and experimentation, inspiring individuality and confidence regardless of age or ability.

Weber School District Foundation

The mission of the Weber School Foundation is to raise and provide funds to enhance educational goals and opportunities for students.

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.

Yoga Forward, Inc.

Yoga Forward is a community service outreach program that brings healing benefits of yoga and mindfulness to those who need it most. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Salt Lake City, Utah that serves as a hub for more than 600 members of the Yoga Assets Teacher Training community.  As part of their commitment to become Yoga Instructors through this program, our students/teachers have agreed to engage in some form of Yoga Service. Yoga Service is the intentional sharing of yoga practices with people who experience vulnerability or trauma at different points of their lives.  As you can imagine, that list is long.  It could include stressed-out students, veterans, prisoners, at-risk youth, and the terminally ill.

Youth Garden Project

The Youth Garden Project cultivates healthy children, families, and community through educational programs and connecting people with food from seed to table.