Community Organizations

Nonprofit Central
The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.


Commission on Multicultural Understanding (COMU)

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Website http://studentaffairs.indiana.edu/dean-students/commission-multicultural-understanding/index.shtml
Contact Suzie Chung
Phone (812) 855-4463
Email comu [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University
705 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

COMU uses committees made up of students, staff, and faculty to enhance the campus climate through education and increased communication on issues of oppression, gather information and encourage activities that increase awareness and understanding of racism and other forms of oppression, and promote greater communication on campus among all persons, regardless of race, age, religion, ability, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status.

Email sukchung [at] indiana [dot] edu
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Updated October 16, 2014

Communication Workers of America Local 4730 (CWA)

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~cwa/
Phone 812-855-8508
Email cwa4730 [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address 400 East Seventh Street, Poplars 832
Bloomington, IN
Description

Union for IUB support staff and IUNW clerical/technical staff. See website for details.

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Updated September 19, 2014

Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 4730

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Website http://indiana.edu/~cwa/
Contact Ed Vasquez (President)
Phone 812-855-8508
Email evasque [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address 400 E. 7th St.
Room 832
Bloomington, IN 47405
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Updated October 16, 2014

Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 4818

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Contact Justin Hawkins (President)
Phone 812-333-4818
Email cwapres4818 [at] hotmail [dot] com
Address 710 N. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

Community Chamber Music Association of Bloomington

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Website http://communitychambermusicassociation.blogspot.com//
Contact Ruth Boshkoff (President)
Email Ruth [dot] Boshkoff [at] gmail [dot] com
Address 3333 S. Spring Branch Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Open to community musicians. Email for details.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Community Eye Care Center

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Website http://www.optometry.iu.edu/clinics/index.shtml
Contact Dr. Patricia Henderson (Director)
Phone 855-1671
Email cecc [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

You may call or e-mail us for an eye examination appointment--or use our online appointment form. Appointments are not necessary to visit our eyewear center, but please be sure to check in at the main desk when you arrive.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

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Website http://www.cfbmc.org/
Contact Tina Peterson (President and Chief Executive Officer)
Phone 812-333-9016
Email info [at] cfbmc [dot] org
Address 101 W. Kirkwood Ave., Suite 321
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County is a nonprofit, community corporation created by and for our local citizens. We create positive impact, help people achieve their charitable goals and collaborate in order to improve the quality of life in Monroe County.

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Updated August 09, 2013

Community Kitchen

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Website http://www.monroecommunitykitchen.com/
Contact Vicki Pierce (Executive Director)
Phone 812-332-0999
Email info [at] monroecommunitykitchen [dot] com
Address Kitchen:
1515 South Rogers St.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

Free meals to anyone in need. Donations of food and volunteer time always appreciated. For anyone in need; no questions asked. Second serving site at 11th and Monroe Streets.

Address Express:
1100 W 11th St
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

Congregation Beth Shalom / Bloomington Jewish Community

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Website http://www.bethshalom-bjc.org/
Contact Sue Swartz (President)
Phone 812-334-2440
Email bethshalombloomington [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Congregation Beth Shalom is a house of community, of learning and of prayer that provides a unifying Jewish focus for its diverse membership as congregants explore their identity as Jews and their relationship as Jews to the larger community. To fulfill its mission, Beth Shalom offers communal activities; inreach to its members; outreach to the community; social welfare projects; education for children, teenagers, adults and families; and activities that foster spiritual exploration.

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Updated October 09, 2014

Congregation The One New Man

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Contact Luis Blanco
Phone (812) 331-0868
Address 1365 W 2nd St # A
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Website http://www.visitbloomington.com/
Phone 334-8900
Phone 334-2344
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Updated October 16, 2014

Cornerstone Apostolic Church

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Phone (812) 825-6828
Address 8401 W Evans Rd
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Cornerstone Christian Fellowship

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Website http://bloomingtoncornerstone.com
Contact David M Wigington
Phone (812) 332-3200
Address 2655 S Adams St
Bloomington, IN 47403
Year Established 1997
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Updated October 16, 2014

COTA -Childrens Organ Transplant Association Inc.

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Website http://www.cota.org
Contact Richard Lofgren (Executive Director)
Phone 800-336-2682
Email cota [at] cota [dot] org
Description

The Children's Organ Transplant Association is a nonprofit organization based in Bloomington, Indiana that helps raise funds for and promote awareness of children and young adults in need of life-saving organ, bone marrow, cord blood, or stem cell transplants.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 15, 2014

Council for Community Accessibility CCA

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Website http://bloomington.in.gov/cca
Contact Craig Brenner
Phone 812-349-3471
Email brennerc [at] bloomington [dot] in [dot] gov
Description

The Council for Community Accessibility (CCA) is a volunteer group that advocates for the interests of people with disabilities. Formerly known as the Community Council on Handicap Concerns, the group was formed in 1990. See web page for more information and a link to the current meeting schedule.

Additional Contact Sue Owens
Phone 812-349-3468
Email owenss [at] bloomington [dot] in [dot] gov
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Updated October 16, 2014

Council of Neighborhood Associations CONA

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Website http://www.conabloomington.org/
Email infocona [at] conaonline [dot] org
Address P.O. Box 252
Bloomington, IN 47404-0252
Description

Community organization that provides the training resources and advocacy needed to enhance citizens' ability to shape quality neighborhoods.

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Updated October 02, 2014

Counsel in the Court

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Website http://www.d10probono.org/
Contact Diane Walker (Program Director)
Phone (812) 339-3610
Email dist10probono [at] gmail [dot] com
Address Justice Building
301 North College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47404-3843
Description Law students who conduct interviews and do forms for people for family law. A lawyer oversees the work, double checks the forms, and gives advice to walk-in clients. People who want help should bring all documents they have connected with their legal problem for maximum efficiency
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Updated October 16, 2014

Court Appointed Special Advocates - CASA

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Website http://www.monroecountycasa.org/
Contact Kristin Bishay (CASA Director)
Phone (812) 333-2272
Email info [at] monroecountycasa [dot] org
Address 201 N. Morton Street
Bloomington,, IN 47404
Description

Provides trained community volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the Monroe County juvenile court.

 

"To help ensure that the abused and neglected children of Monroe County live in safe, permanent homes and have the opportunity to reach their full potential."

Phone 1-800-800-5556
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Updated October 16, 2014

Crane Learning and Education Center

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Website http://www.clecvets.org
Contact Vicki Baker
Phone 812-863-5003
Description

Provides disabled veterans on-the-job training and education to prepare them for a variety of career opportunities.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Creative Indiana

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Website http://www.successworkonline.com/creativeindiana/
Contact Ladi Terry
Phone (812) 219-4493
Email ladi [at] successworkonline [dot] com
Description

There are national and international movements to bring imagination, creative thinking, problem solving and innovation to bear on complex societal issues and opportunities. Creative Indiana seeks to be a leader in these efforts. Creative Indiana’s  mission is to “Unleash the Power of Creativity in Community, Education and Business through Programming, Training and Dialogue.”

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Updated December 09, 2013

Creative Thinking and Leadership Center

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Website http://www.successworkonline.com/trainings/
Contact Ladi Terry
Phone 812-219-4493
Email ladi [at] successworkonline [dot] com
Address 223 W. Dodds St.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

Offers training in creative thinking, leadership skills and the creative problem-solving processes to community members and organizations. See website for training event registration.

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Updated April 07, 2014

Creature Comforts

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Contact Nola Hartman
Phone 812339-8589
Description

Creature Comforts is a group of volunteers who make and sell small quilts for pets (or for babies or to use as wall hangings). Money raised by the sale of the quilts goes to the Monroe County Humane Association and to the Cincinnati Zoo Angel fund which buys habitat for cheetahs. Quilts are displayed and sold at Bloomington Veterinary Hospital on Smith Road.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Crescent Bend

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Contact HAND Office City of Bloomington
Phone 812-349-3420
Address 401 N Morton St., Suite 130
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

Crestmont, Rev. Butler, Walnut Woods

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Contact HAND Office City of Bloomington
Phone 812-349-3420
Address 401 N Morton St., Suite 130
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

Crisis Pregnancy Center of Bloomington, Inc.

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Website http://www.cpcbloomington.org/
Phone (812) 334-0055
Email info [at] cpcbloomington [dot] org
Description

CPC of Bloomington is a nonprofit ministry serving women, as well as their families and partners, who come seeking help in making decisions about their pregnancies and related concerns. Office Hours: Monday, 9am-noon and 1-5:30pm; Tuesday-Friday, 9am-noon and 1-4pm; Material Support Hours: Monday, 10am-noon and 1-5:30pm; Wednesday and Thursday, 10am-noon and 1-4pm.

Phone (800) 395-HELP
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Updated October 15, 2014

Cross Roads United Methodist

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Phone (812) 332-3819
Address 6030 W Ind 48
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

Cruisin' Classics

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Website http://www.motortopia.com/car-clubs/cruisin-classics-of-bloomington-in-inc-667
Contact Michael Brewer (Vice President)
Phone 812-961-2807
Email mike [at] carsbackthen [dot] com
Description

Open to anyone who is a car owner, regardless of the car's make or age. For enjoyment and restoration of vehicles, to help people with vehicular problems. Dues $25 yearly. Contact for meeting times.

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Updated September 15, 2014

CUBAmistad

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Website http://www.bloomingtononline.net/directory/listing/CUBAmistad/438
Address PO Box 2201
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

CUBAmistad is a sister-city project linking Bloomington, Indiana, and Santa Clara, Cuba.

Additional Contact Cynthia Roberts-Hall
Email cynhall [at] bloomington [dot] in [dot] us
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Updated October 15, 2014

Dagom Gaden Tensung Ling Monastery

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Website http://www.ganden.org/
Phone 812-334-3456
Email dgtl [at] ganden [dot] org
Description

Gaden Khachoe Shing is a Buddhist monastery dedicated to preserving the Buddha's teachings as transmitted through the Gelukpa lineage of Tibet, for the benefit of all beings.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
Subjects
Updated October 16, 2014

Daughters of Isabella (D of I)

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Website http://www.sjabloomington.org/#!daughters-of-isabella/cf92
Contact Donna Hawk
Phone (812) 876-1974
Email info [at] sjabloomington [dot] org
Address St. John the Apostle Catholic Church
4607 W. State Road 46
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

The D of I is a charitable organization of Catholic women founded on the principle of their motto: "Unity, Friendship, and Charity." The St. Bernadette Circle #712 invites all Catholic women from the three parishes in Bloomington to consider membership in this organization. D of I fundraisers help local charities, including St. Vincent de Paul, Community Kitchen, Crisis Pregnancy Center, and Hannah House. The main focus of all thirty-five D of I chapters in Indiana is St. Elizabeth/Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption Services located in Indianapolis.

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Updated October 16, 2014
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