Membership

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS

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Are you a mover, shaker, and creator in your local community? Have you ever wondered about how to better support your greater community through the arts, humanities, and cultural sector? Utah Cultural Alliance is a unique organization here to unite the voices of these sectors across Utah, especially on the political level.

A wide range of interests, backgrounds, and experiences are expressed through the membership of the Utah Cultural Alliance. Our diverse membership includes: archives, arts organizations (educational, folk, performing, ethnic, literary, visual, heritage), individuals (artists and citizens), humanities, libraries, museums (arts, botanical, historical, science, zoological), galleries, and local retail stores.

Your membership in the Utah Cultural Alliance funds our ability to advance cultural issues in public policy; plan professional development & networking opportunities for those working in arts, culture, and humanities;  and nurture collaboration between cultural organizations, government, business, and individuals.

 UCA MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

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Join $20.00 (USD) Student
Join $30.00 (USD) Individual
Join $65.00 (USD) Small Organization (annual budget less than $250,000)
Join $135.00 (USD) Large Organization (annual budget greater than $250,000)
Join $550.00 (USD) Organizational Sponsor
Join $1,000.00 (USD) Major Sponsor

We are the voice of Utah’s cultural community. We meet with elected officials at the local, statewide, and federal levels. We represent you, our members. We hire a paid lobbyist and advocacy fellow to assist us in being your voice.

UCA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS:

UCA offers services and programming in the realm of advocacy, professional development, and building awareness. Membership benefits include:

Advocacy

  • Legislative & policy updates throughout the year
  • Free or discounted admission to advocacy Forums
  • Training on how to advocate for culture at the municipal, state, and federal level
  • Lobbying and advocacy on behalf of our members’ interests and concerns
  • Free admission to UCA-sponsored candidate debates
  • Participation in annual survey of candidates for office
  • Access to advocacy how-to toolkit

Professional Development

  • Toolkits on subjects such as nonprofit management, running your own business as an artist, and more
  • Free or reduced admission to Culture Bytes and any of our other professional development programs
  • Information on group insurance programs to artists
  • Connecting organizations and individual artists with business development support
  • Access to our annually updated press list
  • Subscription to our weekly newsletter
  • Access to UCA Facebook discussion group, a place to connect, share, and crowdsource with colleagues
  • Discounted admission to annual UCA Luncheon
  • Discounted admission to annual UCA Pillars of the Community Awards Event

Awareness

  • Ability to advertise news, events, and more in the UCA blog and newsletter, with over 10,000 views a month
  • Access to annual State of the State report communicating the economic impact of Utah's arts, cultural, and humanities sector
  • Stay tuned for new benefits as our organization continues to grow

If joining at one of our organizational membership levels, membership benefits are extended to all staff and board members of your organization.

INDIVIDUAL SPONSORING MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS ($250):

Your generous contribution helps the UCA accomplish its goals to promote cultural appreciation and unity in Utah. In addition to all the benefits listed above, your sponsoring individual membership will receive:

  • a representative at special legislative functions
  • recognition at one Culture Bytes (signage, literature, and verbal thank you’s at event)
  • recognition in program at Annual Meeting
  • and recognition in our newsletter

ORGANIZATIONAL SPONSORING MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS ($550):

Your generous contribution helps the UCA accomplish its goals to promote cultural appreciation and unity in Utah. In addition to all the benefits listed above, your sponsoring membership will receive:

  • a representative at special legislative functions
  • sponsorship of one Culture Bytes (signage, literature, and verbal thank you’s at event)
  • recognition in program at Annual Meeting
  • signage at our Annual Meeting
  • and recognition in our newsletter as well as banner ads on our website
  • Membership benefits are extended to all staff and board members of your organization

ORGANIZATIONAL SPONSORING MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS ($1,000 AND ABOVE):

Your generous contribution helps the UCA accomplish its goals to promote cultural appreciation and unity in Utah. In addition to all the benefits listed above, your sponsoring membership will receive:

  • a representative at special legislative functions
  • sponsorship of ALL Culture Bytes (with signage, literature, and verbal thank you’s at all events)
  • signage & verbal thank you at our Annual Meeting
  • Logo in program for Annual Meeting
  • signage & verbal thank you at Pillars of the Community Event 
  • and, recognition in our newsletter, two ads per year in the newsletter, as well as banner ads on our website
  • Membership benefits are extended to all staff and board members of your organization

We are also thrilled to announce joint memberships between our organizations and the Utah Nonprofit Association! Join both of our organizations at the same time and save 10% off of your membership. Joint memberships are now processed through Utah Nonprofit Association. Go here to arrange a joint membership or contact Patty Shreeve at 801.596.1800 or via email.

 

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