UNA member news (October)

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Engage with Local Government Leaders



Advocating for Utah's Nonprofit Sector



Posting Holiday Volunteer Opportunities



Community Announcements


Member Benefit Spotlight


UNA Group Health Insurance Plan

Power in Numbers!
One of the unique benefits of your UNA membership is exclusive access to the UNA Association Health Plan. For over ten years, UNA members have been able to significantly reduce the cost of their medical insurance by joining together to increase their numbers. UNA is proud to be partnering with Regence as our insurance provider. Beehive Insuranceadministers the plan for UNA; Team Nash and Hafen Insurance also work with us to provide this plan.

Read more about the UNA Health Plan

How can our Plan save $$? Watch This!


The fall issue is here! Click to see the electronic version.


Engage with Local Government Leaders


October 274-5:30pm
Registration is Required

Join UNA for a panel discussion with our local leaders. Utilize this opportunity to get critical feedback on how to effectively work with local, state and county government. Space is limited so register early!

Panelists include:

  • Pat Jones, CEO of the Women’s Leadership Institute
  • Jackie Biskupski, Salt Lake City Mayor
  • Roger Armstrong, Summit County Council
  • Jack Thomas, Park City Mayor
  • Palmer DePaulis, Co-Chair Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission.
  • Kelvyn H. Cullimore, Jr., Cottonwood Heights Mayor

Advocating for Utah's Nonprofit Sector

As we prepare for Utah's 2017 legislative session we need to know how you, our members, are impacted by public policy and how you are working to effect change. Please take 3 minutes to help us help you by telling us what legislative issues your organization will be focusing on in the next year.

Take our survey here.


Posting Holiday Volunteer Opportunities


As the holiday season approaches, many companies, community groups, and individuals look for ways to give back to the community. Be sure your nonprofit is listing its needs at popular sites in Utah. 

UServeUtah has developed a new website for finding and posting volunteer opportunities, JustSeve.org

If you are located in Salt Lake, Davis, Summit, or Tooele county, you can list your volunteer opportunities and needs with United Way of Salt Lake's Volunteer Center. To be part of their Holiday List, fill out this form

If you are located in Central UtahUnited Way of Utah County will share your opportunities and needs, email them to Claire at [email protected] 

In Southern Utah you can list your opportunities and needs in this survey and Southern Utah Cares will help distribute it.

If you know of another good site in your area, please share that with us on our FB page.


Community Announcements

Google Fiber hosts Google for Nonprofits Oct 20, 10am - 2pm. At the Falls Event Center in Trolley Square, SLC.  Limited to the first 100, Opportunity drawings for participants. Register here. Google for Nonprofits offers NPOs free access to tools like Gmail, Google Ad Grants, YouTube for Nonprofits and more. Whether you want to sign-up for the first time or you already have an account and need to learn how to better utilize the services, this is your opportunity!

The SLC Library and HUD are offering a free 2-day workshop on grantwriting. October 24 & 25. Click here or more information and to register.

USFR has joined AFP International, creating Utah's first ever AFP chapter! Save the date for a special celebration to kickoff their transition onNovember 3rd. Venue and time: TBD. Read more about AFP Utah Chapter on our new websitewww.afputah.org, Facebook and Twitter pages.

Susan G. Komen® Utah has opened community grant funds for 2017-2018.  Nonprofit organizations located or providing services in the state of Utah are eligible to apply for funding to provide breast cancer/health programs in Utah. The final day to initiate an application isFriday, November 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm Find the Request for Application here.






Heart & Hand Nominations Close October 15!


Receive recognition for your deserving volunteer at the Utah Philanthropy Day Luncheon.
Please have a photo of your nominee ready when making the nomination. Remember to purchase seats for your Heart & Hands recipient too!
Find more information and nomination forms on the Utah Philanthropy Day website.


Welcome New Nonprofit Members to UNA!

Salt Lake Swing

Labs for Liberty

Stem Partners Foundation

Sinfonia Salt Lake

Kare Village Youth Foundation


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Phone: (801) 596-1800
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