Preferred Businesses


As part of our benefits for our member organizations, we developed relationships with a variety of businesses across the country to offer special services and discounts.


Graduate programs admissions

Danesha Coulson

Undergraduate programs admissions

Joseph Essaye

Military employees

Jeff Smith

Purdue University Global is a public, nonprofit school designed to provide working adults in America with online access to an affordable, world-class education. Lutheran Services in America is partnering with Purdue Global to offer employees of our member organizations and their immediate family members a 20 percent tuition reduction for undergraduate programs and 14 percent tuition reduction for graduate programs.
Eligible family members include spouses, domestic partners, parents, siblings and children.
As a benefit of membership, Lutheran Services in America members are eligible for a 25 percent discount on accreditation from Social Current (formerly Council on Accreditation).


Cheryl Jones

Unemployment Services Trust (UST) was founded in 1983 to offer services for nonprofits related to unemployment matters. UST members are eligible to reduce up to 50 percent of their unemployment taxes in their first year of participation. A typical member continues to save approximately 30 percent.

Watch a brief video for more about their HR and unemployment workforce solutions for nonprofits.


Bola Sodeinde
Senior Director of Business Operations