July 05, 2022

Our New and Renewed Friendships: July 2022

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

Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation

The Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation was established in 1989 with a mission to preserve the rich history of skiing in the Intermountain Region. We strive to provide a world-class facility which highlights the many contributions made in ski area development, athletic competition, snow safety, ski innovation and ski teaching methods.

Alliance House

Adults with severe and persistent mental illness in Salt Lake City deserve every opportunity to build self-confidence and self-esteem, reintegrate into their community, become independent and productive, and live happy, healthy lives. That’s why Alliance House exists to provide a supportive environment where adults with serious, persistent mental illness (SPMI) can rebuild their self-respect, dignity, and abilities through education, productive work, and meaningful relationships. We do this by helping Members complete educational goals, develop necessary work skills in order to return to productive employment in the community, and where needed, help Members find and secure affordable housing.

Amazing Ski and Snow People

Supporting the physical, social, and mental health, education, and infrastructure needs of the ski patrol community.

Assistance League of Salt Lake City

Since 1974, Assistance League has helped tens of thousands of individuals, children and families in the Salt Lake community. Powered by our members, we fund, staff, develop and assess a diverse philanthropic outreach. Our programs are regularly evaluated and fine-tuned to respond to changing community needs, ensuring the highest benefit for those we serve and the greatest results for our donors.

Bad Dog Arts

Our mission is to offer art to everyone from all cultures to experience the power and freedom to imagine, dare and create new possibilities, individually and collaboratively, through the creative arts.

Canyon Country Discovery Center

Canyon Country Discovery Center creates lifelong learning experiences about the Colorado Plateau through adventure, education, and stewardship.

Community Cooperative Nursery School

We are a parent cooperative preschool located in Salt Lake City that has provided a unique opportunity for parents to be regularly involved in their child’s preschool experience since our inception in 1962. Our program’s foundation is based on research that shows young children learn best by exploring the world around them through play.

Community Nursing Services

Community Nursing Services provides compassionate Home Health and Hospice care to patients and families who have experienced illness or injury; all in the comfort of their own home. CNS takes a more hands on approach by providing each and every patient with their own personalized plan-of-care. Our highly skilled team is comprised of nurses, social workers, chaplains, medical director and aides who truly care for our patients on a deeper level. We continue to provide the best Home Health and Hospice services in Utah by simply listening to our patients and their family’s needs. For anyone looking for a highly qualified Home Health or Hospice care team that also feels like family, we hope you will invite us into your home.

Emery Town Heritage Council

Settled in 1883 and nestled along the Muddy Creek in the High Desert of the San Rafael Swell, Emery Town is a friendly community of families and good neighbors. We share a strong pioneer heritage, a connection to the land and nature; and we enjoy easy access to lakes, canyons, state parks, and ancient indigenous sites. Our historical Pioneer Church is the oldest standing building in Emery County. Citizens and Visitors alike enjoy Emery as a place to unplug from the demands of city life and reconnect with blue skies, clean air, and star-filled nights. Truly, the key ingredients of A Better Life.

Emulous Foundation

English Skills Learning Center

Since 1988, the English Skills Learning Center has been fulfilling its mission of integrating and strengthening communities by breaking language and cultural barriers.  Each year, we bring together an average of 800 adult English language learners, from more than 86 different countries, with over 120 trained and mentored community volunteers. English language classes are held in libraries, schools, community centers, apartment buildings, and workplaces.

Episcopal Diocese Of Utah

We are 22 congregations from Logan, Utah to Page, Arizona. We are a diverse and welcoming community of faith and outreach. We are part of the wider Episcopal Church throughout the United States and thirteen other countries as well as the worldwide Anglican communion. All are welcome in our ministries and churches, regardless of where they may be in their faith journey.

Friends of the Children - Utah

Friends of the Children–Utah is part of a national network of Friends of the Children chapters across the United States. Friends of the Children connects children – all of whom have unique talents – to a paid, professional mentor called a Friend. We hire and train Friends whose full-time jobs are to support our youth to succeed, despite the extremely challenging situations most experience, from as early as age 4 through high school graduation – 12+ years, no matter what.

Get Healthy Utah

The mission of Get Healthy Utah is to create a culture of health through engaging multi-sector stakeholders, building partnerships, providing resources, and connecting efforts that support healthy eating and active living. Get Healthy Utah recognizes that complex health issues can only be addressed adequately through partnerships and collaboration. By aligning efforts across sectors, we are better able to get results. We understand that policy, systems, and environmental changes are key to creating a culture of health in Utah and we know that opportunities to be healthy are not equally accessible to all Utahns. We must focus on changes that create equitable opportunities to improve health and wellness for all.

Jewish Family Service

Jewish Family Service (JFS)  is a nondenominational, nonprofit, social service organization that supports all Utahns as they navigate life’s challenges – illness, aging, financial uncertainty, mental health concerns, family problems, or personal issues.  Our mission is to strengthen individuals and families of all backgrounds through counseling, advocacy, care management, and community education.

Jordan River Foundation

Our mission is to provide funding to preserve and enhance life and enjoyment of this community asset known as the Jordan River Parkway. We support projects for the establishment and maintenance of a public parkway including the development of recreation, water quality, conservation, restoration and wildlife resources. We also support education and events for sharing knowledge in order to increase awareness and community experience of this 50-mile plus blue-green natural jewel within the densest urban population of Utah.


a performance journal & dance criticism blog; a producer and curator of dance, place making, & new media programs; a fiscal sponsor for Utah’s independent choreographers; hosted by Ashley Anderson Dances, a 501c3.

Mothers Without Borders

Protecting the vulnerable & empowering the marginalized for more than 30 years.

Neighborhood House

The mission of Neighborhood House is to enrich, empower and educate children and adults through quality, affordable day care and support services. Our vision is for all to receive access to the resources and opportunities they need to create successful, happy and healthy families. Built on a foundation of mutual respect, Neighborhood House uses accountability and accessibility to support our commitment to excellence, so that our house can be filled with compassion and kindness.

Park City Community Foundation

Park City Community Foundation plays a vital role in solving our community’s most challenging problems. As the philanthropic hub of greater Park City, we help people give back to the place they love.  Community foundations like ours exist to make it easy for people to be philanthropists, to help address challenging issues, to support the nonprofits that are tackling those issues, and to build an endowment to help meet changing needs over time.

Peers Empowering Peers Utah

At PEERS EMPOWERING PEERS, wellbeing is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards. Our programs and activities are designed to be a catalyst that helps community members reach their goals and fulfill their potential. Learn more about the positive impact we have and join us in bringing about positive change.

Playing For Life Foundation

Our mission is to raise funds through different platforms such as golf tournaments or other events to benefit breast cancer research for the purpose of finding a cure, early detection, survivor care, support and treatment.

R. Harold Burton Foundation

The R. Harold Burton Foundation was organized in 1985 by Robert Harold and Maybelle Covey Burton who gave generously of their time and money to benefit the community, giving back to the people and places they loved. The R. Harold Burton Foundation strives to continue their legacy of service by supporting education, science, literacy and health and human services projects primarily in the greater Salt Lake metropolitan area.

Rape Recovery Center


Red Rock Center For Independence

RRCI's mission is to empower people with disabilities in southwestern Utah to live independently through education, personalized services, and technology.

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is committed to furthering contemporary dance as an accessible and valued art form through performance and dance education that raise the standards, deepen the understanding and promote personal connections with dance.

Salt Lake City Arts Council

Our mission is to promote, present, and support artists and arts organizations in order to facilitate the development of the arts and expand awareness, access, and engagement.

Southern Utah Heritage Choir

Founded in 1994, the Choir continues to expand its celebrated history. From their beginnings in the St. George Tabernacle, the Choir continues to maintain a rigorous performance schedule with annual spring, fall, patriotic, and Christmas concerts, firesides at the St. George Tabernacle and many community events. Providing a rich blend of mature and youthful voices, the choir continues to provide a standard of musical excellence to local, regional and international audiences.

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA)

SUWA is the only non-partisan, non-profit organization working full time to defend Utah’s redrock wilderness. Our power comes from people like you from across the nation who want to protect this irreplaceable heritage for all Americans.

St. Vincent de Paul Parish School

Saint Vincent de Paul Parish School is a Christ-centered community where each person is a valued child of God. We are dedicated to cultivating the mind and the heart.


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.  After 17 successful talks and events we are expanding to bring on all of academia. With years of experience in science outreach, education, art, design, non-profit management, and community organizing we are stoked to make S.T.E.A.M.punk Academy a thing. We are always looking for people who want to get involved and organizations that want to collaborate. So reach out!

The Steven B Achelis Foundation

The Steven B. Achelis Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. Steve's Foundation was formed by Steve Achelis in 1990 as his "tithe" to help make the world a better place.

Utah Arts Alliance (UAA)

The UAA provides unique services and programs that benefit the communities we serve by providing the infrastructure that enables people to pursue their creative dreams and experience art in their community. We operate four venues and provide many crucial programs and services for artists, as well as unmatched opportunities for the public to experience arts & culture through our events and community programs.

Utah Domestic Violence Coalition

WHAT WE DO: Provide free and confidential support for victims and survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence.

Wasatch Mountain Arts

Wasatch Mountain Arts strives to create a bond between the community and the outdoors by inspiring an active and sustainable lifestyle through film, art, literature, and events.

Wasatch Mountain Institute

From visionary watershed management and protection to legendary outdoor recreation, the Wasatch Mountains play an outsized role in the economic and social wellbeing of Utah. To ensure future generations continue to value and steward this vital resource, Wasatch Mountain Institute leads place-based educational programs. These experiences immerse a broad array of participants and partners in natural science and field research, eco-entrepreneurialism, and the development and application of new technologies — all specifically designed to enhance people’s connection to the Wasatch Mountains.