Why Join?

Benefits of Membership

UNA offers a wide variety of educational, networking, and time and cost saving benefits that bring real value to membership. You can earn back the cost of your dues in no time by taking advantage of these opportunities.

If you would like to talk through all of the ways that membership with UNA can benefit your organization please call Brandy Strand, Director of Operations at 801-596-1800

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UNA Membership Benefits

Human Resource Tools 

  • As a member, you may post jobs on the UNA Job Board for your own organization. 
  • UNA Members gain access to the biannual Compensation and Benefit Report, members who participate in the survey receive a free copy and those who do not participate receive 50% off the purchase price.
  • UNA is proud to offer background screening services through an exclusive partnership with Coeus Global. 
  • Receive free or low-cost human resources consulting ranging from specific employee issues to the creation of a comprehensive employee manual through UNA's association with the Employers Council.

Insurance

  • UNA’s Group Health Insurance program is provided through Regence and is managed by Beehive Insurance. Members can see significant savings with our group plan and take advantage of group dental and vision plans.
  • UNA offers members a telehealth benefit from HealthiestYou for your employees at a great rate! Lower health care costs, provide convenience for your employees and join the 21st Century all at the same time!
  • UNA has partnered with Colonial Life and Allstate to provide 2 options for supplemental medical benefits. Nonprofit employers can expand benefit packages to include a choice of Accident, Disability, Critical Illness or Whole Life Insurance for employees. 

Networking, Connections, and Training

  • The Business Marketplace contains UNA business members who are providing services specifically geared to benefit nonprofit organizations; one-stop shopping when looking for vendors to serve your organization.
  • UNA provides valuable networking opportunities with your nonprofit colleagues. We host networking socials throughout the year and our members can attend these at no cost!
  • UNA provides targeted training programs throughout Utah. Workshops are designed to cultivate success for member organizations by increasing impact, achieving operational excellence, and increasing funding. View our Training and Events Calendar.
  • Read more about our Nonprofit Organizational Credential program here. The Credential workshops focus on 9 areas designed to develop best practices for your organization. 
  • Skill and Knowledge Boosters are short topic specific workshops hosted throughout the year.  We have specific trainings built for Executive Director/CEO's and Boards, as well trainings built for all staff members. 
  • UNA's Annual Nonprofit Conference features a day of dynamic and pertinent break-out sessions, national keynote speaker and fantastic networking with peers from Utah's nonprofit sector. Members receive 50% off registration costs. 

Website Resources and Services

  • UNA members can access a free brand and website assessment by Third Sun Productions. This includes a one-hour consultation and delivery of steps you can take to improve your brand and website.
  • UNA members, can save  on a new website from Firespring, a company that provides robust online tools and websites to help nonprofits raise money, manage events and more.

Fundraising Tools

  • UNA offers benefits from GrantStation, such as subscribing to their weekly newsletter the GrantStation Insider, and discounted membership with GrantStation.com.
  • Affinity Fundraising Registration is providing UNA Members a full-service solution to the multi-state registration challenge with exclusive discounts for UNA members!

Supplies, Services, & Resources

  • UNA staff members can provide you and your organization with answers to your operational questions. We have collected resources and experiences from many sources to help you navigate the daily life of a nonprofit organization. 
  • Members can use UNA’s color copier for self service copies at below market prices.
  • Member organizations may use the UNA conference room at no cost for board meetings, retreats, and other small events.  The room hosts 25 people comfortably and free parking is available. 
  • The Utah Nonprofits Association has a library of materials with information on fundraising, philanthropy, board development and nonprofit management issues. 
  • Members can subscribe to the Nonprofit Quarterly, an independent nonprofit news organization, at a discounted rate.
  • Staples Business Advantage offers volume prices (10-15% savings), with no minimum purchase, easy online ordering, and free delivery.

Board Governance

  • In 2001, UNA established a Standard of Ethics Program for member organizations. The intent of this policy is to educate the nonprofit sector in Utah, to raise the quality of ethical management in Utah nonprofits, and to lift up the nonprofits in our community that demonstrate genuine integrity. Adherence to these ethical standards provide enhanced protection for our members, mitigate the need for outside watchdogs and reveal to donors those organizations that most merit their trust and confidence. We also provide the members-only Standards of Ethics Resource Guide to help you establish operations in your organization that meet these standards.
  • The Utah Nonprofits Association is proud to offer a new tool for nonprofit organizations to announce Board of Director and Board Committee vacancies. Check it out here.


Joint UCA & UNA Memberships

We are happy to offer joint memberships for the Utah Cultural Alliance and the Utah Nonprofits Association. Join both organizations at the same time and save 10%! Use this link to complete your Joint Membership with the Utah Cultural Alliance!