Utah Community Builders Foundation provides a forum to address business-related social and community issues through strategic partnerships, education, advocacy, and innovation. This Foundation serves as the social responsibility conduit of Utah’s business community, working to grow and strengthen the workforce, improving our state’s economy, quality of life and well-being.
We envision a Utah where businesses are deeply invested and involved in creating a future where all Utahns are in a place to contribute to the betterment of healthy society and economy.
Utah Community Builders provides a forum to target and tackle community challenges with a business connection. This initiative is a conduit for our business community’s ever increasing sense of corporate responsibility and desire to impact social good. Utah Community Builders convenes problem solvers, issue experts and skill professionals to identify challenges, evaluate solutions, inform policy and activate change for an incredible amount of good in our state.
In 2002 Scott Smith, a Brigham Young University marketing professor, began tinkering with a technology project in his basement. He wanted an online survey research tool that was sophisticated enough for doctoral students while also user-friendly enough for undergraduate students to use. His basement project grew into Qualtrics and by [...]
Utah has historically had the highest fertility rate in the country and the largest household size on average. While a vibrant and youthful population is important for the future of our economy and state, these factors also create a pressing need for accessible and quality child care in Utah. Unfortunately, [...]
High-end men’s clothier Utah Woolen Mills (UWM) has outfitted men with tailored, one-of-a-kind suits for 113 years. In 2016, fifth-generation UWM President BJ Stringham decided his family’s company should share their gift with men who may not have the means to afford their own suits. He created the Suited for [...]
Open more doors. For 124 years, Neighborhood House has been serving hundreds of Utahns from age 15-months to 100 years old. Their education day care programs allow children a safe place to learn and grow, while their adult support services provide supervised care during the day to aging and disabled [...]
One company. One year. One million kids served. C.R. England and its subsidiary company, England Logistics, set a lofty goal for 2018: feed one million hungry kids across the country. At 10 a.m. on October 20, they reached their goal more than two months early. Now in its fourth generation [...]
As the largest healthcare provider in the Intermountain West, Intermountain Healthcare is extending their reach beyond hospitals and directly into communities by leading a new collaborative group of stakeholders, the Utah Alliance for the Determinants of Health (The Alliance). Working in vulnerable and at-risk communities to improve health outcomes, Intermountain [...]