Lightspark Media helps develop the media and entertainment industry in Utah, focusing on discovering and developing artists, producing community-based programs and events (like the Lightspark Media Summit and Lightspark Salon Series), building a coalition of media-related community partners, and investing in media projects that further Lightspark’s social justice objectives.


The Lightspark Institute is an ideologically progressive think tank that researches, analyzes, proposes solutions to, and communicates those solutions for social and economic problems in Utah and beyond.


The Lightspark Academy focuses on building a curricular and professional pipeline for students (K-12 through graduate) to connect with learning and professional opportunities in the media industries in the greater Salt Lake area.