November 30, 2022

New and Renewed Friendships: December 2022

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

Able-Differently

Able-differently promotes a self-help model that serves school and younger age children and their families with special health care needs, who have not had success with typical forms of intervention. We support parents solving problems themselves with participation in family centered community partnerships such as with schools, medical homes and mental health systems. Families can then focus on building positive child-family, and cultural-community exchanges in responsive and contingent ways that fosters new opportunities and achievements.

Agriculture Research Initiative Incorporated

Agriculture Research Initiative Incorporated is an economical development nonprofit organization.

Cache Valley Unitarian Universalists

Cache Valley Unitarian Universalists is a religiously liberal, welcoming community united in a responsible search for knowledge and spiritual growth. Bound by no dogma or creed, Cache Valley Unitarian Universalists value and promote peace, liberty, social justice, and environmental sustainability through personal, community, and global action. In the tradition of Unitarian Universalists who came before us, we the youth and adults of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Cache Valley, strive to be a caring religious community that encourages and supports the sharing of ideas and experiences of all who travel rich and varied spiritual paths.

Casino Star Theatre Foundation

The Casino Star Theatre Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization that serves the residents of Gunnison Valley and the surrounding areas with a variety of wholesome live and film entertainment in a fully restored historic theatre. The Foundation also contributes to the economic health, public arts programs, and Main Street beautification of the community.

Community Action Partnership of Utah

Community Action Partnership of Utah (CAP Utah) is the statewide association for Utah's nine Community Action Agencies. The Community Action network envisions an end to poverty in Utah. Our member agencies work toward this vision every day by providing services to low-income families and individuals across the state.

DonorConnect

DonorConnect (formerly Intermountain Donor Services), headquartered in the Salt Lake City area, is the federally designated, nonprofit community service organization dedicated to the recovery and transplantation of organs and tissues for Utah, southeastern Idaho, western Wyoming, and Elko, Nevada. Our service area encompasses more than 3.9 million residents, 90+ hospitals, and three transplant centers – Primary Children’s Hospital, Intermountain Medical Center, and University of Utah Hospital (along with the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center).

Egyptian Theatre

The Egyptian Theatre is a community asset dedicated to enriching lives through the performing arts. The Egyptian Theatre provides the community with high-quality entertainment experiences, both on and off its stage, in an historic and authentic atmosphere that is friendly, socially-welcoming, and slightly irreverent. We seek to impress all audiences while remaining fiscally responsible and as a viable source of live entertainment for future generations.

Envision Utah

To understand Utahns' hopes for the future, we engage residents through values research, surveys, workshops and mapping exercises, interviews, and many other public outreach methods. We take that baseline knowledge of what Utahns value and work with the public, experts, and other stakeholders to create voluntary, locally-implemented, market-based solutions to achieve the future Utahns want.

Family Support Center Of Southwestern Utah

The Family Support Center is dedicated to strengthening families, protecting children, and promoting healthy relationships.

Fit To Recover

Fit To Recover is a community that helps people in sobriety connect with one another and seek balance in their lives through our core foundational pillars of Fitness, Nutrition, Community Service, and Creative Arts.

Girls Lobby

Girls Lobby empowers high school girls to advocate for social issues and expand their leadership abilities to increase the number of women in government.

Housing Connect

At Housing Connect, we believe that a home is a space that offers safety and comfort. Our homes also ground us, remind us of our deepest values and hopes, provide inspiration and motivation to succeed, and strive to better our lives and those of our families. Housing Connect’s mission is to connect people and communities to quality affordable housing opportunities while promoting self-sufficiency and neighborhood revitalization.

Junior Achievement Of Utah

The Mission of Junior Achievement is to inspire and Prepare Young People to Succeed in a Global Economy. Junior Achievement believes that every child has promise. We give kids from all walks of life an opportunity to expand their vision and realize their potential through practical skills in financial literacy, innovative thinking and workplace readiness.

Mundi Project

Actively breaking down socioeconomic & generational barriers by providing quality music experiences for all. Our desire is to increase access to classes, performances, and instruments across the socio-economic and generational spectrums. We seek to empower our participants to find their voices and gain confidence as they work with others learning instruments and performing.

Nomad Alliance

Compassion in action for our people on the street. A 501(c)3 registered nonprofit, the Nomad Alliance is a group of concerned citizens working together and with public and private partnership to end homelessness and proffer hope, by providing warmth, nourishment, shelter, employment and healing to the nomad/unsheltered population.

Oasis Housing Inc.

Oasis Housing saves and changes the lives of high-risk individuals with mental illness by providing transitional and permanent housing with onsite supportive services.

Oaxaca en Utah

Our community of Oaxaca in Utah is a non-profit organization, and we are happy to be able to show our beautiful state of Oaxaca through the food, tradition, customs, education, dance and love of our Oaxacan people.

Ogden Downtown Alliance

As the Ogden Downtown Alliance, we strive to connect the community to locally owned and independent businesses. We aim to increase economic vitality and community vibrancy in the downtown through arts, events, placemaking and destination development. To learn more about how you can best experience Downtown Ogden, explore our site, follow us on social media, or come see for yourself! Visit any of Ogden’s award-winning restaurants, boutiques and galleries to see what makes this town one-of-a-kind.

Park City Summit County Arts Council

Our mission is to serve our arts and culture community by driving creative programming, providing valuable resources, and cultivating connections. We envision a community where arts and culture is critical, where creatives thrive, and where all people connect through the arts.

PC Tots, Inc.

PC Tots is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing high quality, affordable, and safe child care and early education for the workforce of Park City and greater Summit County, Utah. PC Tots has a critical mission of having a diverse socioeconomic and cultural blend of children, leading to rich community building and social equity from a young age.

Plan-B Theatre Company

Founded in 1991, we are in our fourth decade of developing and producing unique and socially conscious theatre created by Utah playwrights.

Pretty Tough Ladies

Pretty Tough Ladies helps not only women who have survived and escaped domestic violence, but also women struggling with Mental health, Recovery, divorces, child custody battles, and poverty. PTL helps women and also children of all ages, with clothing, shoes, and hygiene items while also providing resources including mental health support groups.

Project Connection

Project Connection is meeting our community’s mental health challenges head-on by helping individuals move through shame and trauma to create a more connected, wholehearted society. We provide the therapy and care people need to connect with others, with their communities, with their passions and with their stories.

Rural Utah Project

The Rural Utah Project seeks to empower underrepresented voters in rural Utah through training, education, voter registration, and issue advocacy. We identify, invest, and ignite a dialogue with voters that live in Utah's rural areas, empowering them to take action and vote on the issues that matter most to Utah's future. We believe that when we organize overlooked communities in our state, that we will be able to inspire important conversations and create life-long citizen advocates for Utah's future.

Salt Lake Film Society

We educate, advocate, and inform about –and through– cinema. We promote diversity through film exhibitions and creations. We foster film talent and cultivate film appreciation and participation. Our programs and venues ensure that the potent ideas and voices of the film are accessible to everyone in our community.

Story Crossroads

Story Crossroads gathers and unifies people and organizations across generations and cultures to celebrate the art of story. The specific objectives and purposes of this organization shall be: A. To provide instruction in the art of story creation and storytelling to all ages; B. To create opportunities for community members – youth to seniors – as well as professional story artists to perform for the public such as, though not limited to, festivals, house concerts, audio, video, film and other performing venues; C. To broaden knowledge with, for, by and inclusive of different cultures on the art of story with the general public; D. To sponsor, host and/or participate in events and activities that promote the art of story development and storytelling.

Sundance Institute

Founded by Robert Redford in 1981 with the mission of fostering new voices in American storytelling, the nonprofit Sundance Institute is a champion and curator of stories for the stage and screen. Today, our staff of 180 employees works year-round to offer 25 residential labs, grants exceeding $3 million, and ongoing mentorships that support more than 900 artists each year. Each January, the Sundance Film Festival brings artists and audiences together for the premieres of groundbreaking work, and year-round, the Institute hosts a variety of public programs to amplify original voices, inspire new ideas, and rally our community in support of independent storytelling.

The Refuge Utah

For 36 years The Refuge has provided a safe, caring, and therapeutic environment to assist in the recovery of survivors of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and stalking. Its goal is to facilitate healing and to advocate for victims with the intent to decrease the incidence of such violence in the community.

Utah Association for the Education of Young Children

We are a professional organization advocating for & supporting the early childhood workforce in Utah.

Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants

The Utah Association of CPAs is a 501c(6) non-profit individual membership association for Certified Public Accountants. Our membership is comprised of approximately 3,000 CPAs and affiliate members, most of whom live in Utah, and serve in public accounting, business and management, government, and education. The UACPA Leadership supports and challenges members through advocacy, professional education, leadership development, networking, and community service, to help them succeed in a competitive and changing world.

Utah Black Chamber Of Commerce

The Utah Black Chamber was initially founded in 2009 by our Founder and President, James Jackson III to design a creative hub for black entrepreneurs, minority business owners, and their allies to build a network of community, resources, and funds that help the advancement of all minority-owned businesses; more specifically black-owned ventures.

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

Elevating lives by sharing ennobling artistic experiences. Creating a nurturing environment that ensures performance excellence, creative experiences, and educational opportunities.

Utah Parent Center

The mission of the Utah Parent Center (UPC or Center) is to help parents help their children, youth and young adults with all disabilities to live included, productive lives as members of the community. We accomplish our mission by providing accurate information, empathetic peer support, valuable training and effective advocacy based on the concept of parents helping parents.*
*The term parent is broadly defined to include anyone serving in that role.

Utah Shakespeare Festival

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is a destination theatre that presents life-affirming classical and contemporary plays and musicals, in rotating repertory, and interactive experiences. All of our work is intended to entertain, educate, and enrich regional and national audiences.

Utah Valley University - Center for Social Impact

At the Center or Social Impact we provide curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular student experiences in six diverse pathways of social impact. Whether a student, faculty, staff, or community member, you can participate in various programs and events, volunteer or recruit volunteers, and enhance your academic experience through our coursework, research, and scholar distinction.