Community Organizations

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


Shiloh Pentecostal Temple

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Website http://www.shilohtemple.net
Phone (812) 824-4848
Address 77 W Smithville Rd
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Sierra Club - Bloomington Group

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Website http://www.hoosier.sierraclub.org/bloomington/index.html
Contact Tom Mooradian
Phone 847-846-6256
Email thomas [dot] mooradian [at] att [dot] net
Description

The Indiana/Hoosier Chapter of the Sierra Club celebrated 25 years of environmental activism in 2000. It is an active and vibrant organization that works to accomplish the Sierra Club's mission to:

1. Explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth.

2. Practice and promote responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources.

3. Educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.

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Updated April 24, 2015

Silk Road Bayrum Festival

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Website http://www.silkroadensemble.com
Contact Gabrielle Cherney (Administrative Personnel)
Phone (219) 921-5846
Email silkroad [at] silkroadensemble [dot] com
Address P.O. Box 2434
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

Educates the public about the cultures and music of the Silk Road regions of Central Asia.

Email gcaptain [at] silkroadensemble [dot] com
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Updated March 10, 2015

Simpson Chapel United Methodist Church

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Phone Not Available
Address 505 W Simpson Chapel Rd
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

SIREN- Southern Indiana Renewable Energy Network

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Website http://www.sirensolar.org
Contact Rhonda Baird (Coordinator)
Email contact [at] sirensolar [dot] org
Address P.O. Box 1665
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

SIREN (the Southern Indiana Renewable Energy Network) is a volunteer-run organization that promotes renewable energy in southern Indiana. We are a project of the nonprofit, 501(c)3, Center for Sustainable Living (CSL). Our primary focus is promoting solar power including photovoltaic (electricity), solar hot water, and solar air heating furnaces for homes, business, churches and schools. We host free "Going Solar" educational events to empower people to start generating their own energy from the sun. To learn more, send email to contact [at] sirensolar [dot] org.

Address P.O. Box 1665
Bloomington, IN 47402
Year Established 2008
Incorporation Status Exempt
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EIN 311074237
Updated May 27, 2015

Sixth & Ritter

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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

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

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Website http://www.isbdc.org/location/west-central-isbdc/
Contact Troy Phelps
Phone (812) 345-9395
Email westcentral [at] isbdc [dot] org
Address 501 North Morton Street, Suite 106
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Our mission is to have a positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of small businesses in Indiana, and to develop a strong entrepreneurial community.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Smithville Christian Church

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Website http://www.smithvillechristianchurch.org
Contact Don Hensley
Phone (812) 824-6761
Address 7280 S Fairfax Rd
Bloomington, IN 47401
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Updated October 16, 2014

Smithville Diamonds

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Website smithvillediamonds.com
Contact JT Bellush
Phone 812-887-0256
Email smithvillediamonds1 [at] gmail [dot] com
Address 7555 Strain Ridge Road
PO Box 13
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Smithville Diamonds Little league will provide a healthy environment for the youth of our communities. Our focus is to encourage participation, develop character and discipline, promote teamwork, and advocate citizenship and community pride. We will strive to provide quality instruction in the development of baseball and softball skills, sportsmanship, competitiveness and fair play. Smithville Diamonds Little League is committed to enriching the lives of our youth and fostering a love of the game.

Year Established 1960
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated April 24, 2015

Society for Creative Anachronism - Local Branch

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Website http://www.midrealm.org/mynyddseren/index.html
Contact Christoph von Minz (Local Branch President)
Email christophvminz [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Non-profit education organization for people interested in the Middle Ages. Arts and Sciences Medieval research and recreation group.

 

Information listed is for local group; to contact the SCA directly, visit www.sca.org.

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Updated April 25, 2015

Society of St. Vincent De Paul

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Website http://www.bloomingtonsvdp.org/
Phone 812-961-1510
Email info [at] bloomingtonsvdp [dot] org
Address 1413 E 17th St
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

They provide community resource information and limited financial help. Also, they collect and distribute donated furniture and appliances to those in need through a voucher system.

 

St. Vincent de Paul is Catholic led, but is open to all who wish to serve Christ by serving others. In Bloomington, they currently have volunteers from the three local Catholic parishes, St. Charles, St. John's and St. Pauls as well as from St. Thomas Lutheran Church and others.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated April 25, 2015

Society of the Friends of Music of Indiana University

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Website http://www.music.indiana.edu/friends
Contact Jessica Klein (Assistant Director of Development)
Phone 812-855-5342
Email friendom [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
1201 East Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

The Society of the Friends of Music is a volunteer organization dedicated to the support of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music through its student scholarship program.

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EIN N/A
Updated April 27, 2015

Solidarity

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Website http://www.solidarity-us.org/
Contact Milton Fisk (Professor)
Phone (812) 332-8272
Email bloomington [at] solidarity-us [dot] org
Description

Solidarity is a Socialist/feminist group committed to working openly as Socialists in the local and national communities.

Additional Contact Jeff Nelton
Phone (812) 337-0109
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Updated May 06, 2015

Solsberry United Methodist Chr

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Contact Paul Huntsman
Phone (812) 825-3752
Address RR 2 Box 12
Ellettsville, IN 47429
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Updated October 16, 2014

SoMax

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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

Somerset

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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

Soul's Harbor Apostolic Church

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Website http://www.soulsharborchurch.net
Phone (812) 824-2257
Address 7510 S Old State Road 37
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Sounds of Indiana Chorus

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Website http://soundsofindiana.wix.com/soundsofindiana
Contact Mike Hughes
Phone (812) 564-2448
Email voicehues [at] aol [dot] com
Address Sherwood Oaks Christian Church
2700 E. Rogers Road
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Formerly known as the Hoosier Tonecutters. Sounds of Indiana Chorus is a male barbershop chorus that rehearses every Tuesday, 7-9 p.m. in the small chapel at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church. Visitors are always welcome to join us for a night of fun, fellowship, and great barbershop harmony.

To Book A Performance, please contact: Ken Grohman(765)860-4721 kgrohman [at] aol [dot] com For General Information, please contact: Gary Brown (812)929-1867 gbrown [at] hepn [dot] com

Incorporation Status Unincorporated
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Updated June 10, 2015

South Central Chapter of the Indiana native Plant and Wildflower Society

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Website http://www.inpaws.org/
Contact Steve Dunbar (President)
Email clarencestevedunbar [at] hotmail [dot] com
Description

We are the Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society. Our mission is to promote the appreciation, preservation, conservation, utilization and scientific study of the flora native to Indiana and to educate the public about the values, beauty, diversity and environmental importance of indigenous vegetation.

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Updated April 30, 2015

South Central Community Action Head Start Program

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Website http://www.insccap.org/
Contact Eliza Carey (Director)
Phone 339-3447
Description

A federally funded preschool for children of low income families of Monroe County.

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EIN 356050163
Updated May 15, 2015

South Central Community Action Program

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Website http://www.insccap.org/
Contact Todd Lare (Executive Director)
Phone (812) 339-3447
Email info [at] insccap [dot] org
Description

South Central Community Action Program, Inc., serves as an advocate, guide, and leader in providing opportunities for the low-income population to obtain services that will help them become self-sufficient. They offer services to income-eligible households throughout a four-county service area including Monroe, Morgan, Brown, and Owen Counties. They also provide energy and weatherization assistance information, help income eligible households with their heat and electric bills, and administer the Summer Cool Program which provides fans to income eligible households.

Phone 339-3447 ext. 233
Email todd [at] insccap [dot] org
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EIN 356050163
Updated April 30, 2015

South Central Indiana Workforce Investment Board (SCWIB)

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Contact John Corcoran (Dir. Of Comm.)
Phone 812-332-4496
Email corcoranjfc [at] msn [dot] com
Address 417 S. Landmark
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

South Central Indiana Fiction Interface

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Contact Larry Smith
Phone 333-2145
Description

Holds story critique meetings at MCPL. Call for more information.

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Updated October 16, 2014

South Griffy

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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

South Hampton

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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

South Indiana Conference United Methodist Church

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Phone (812) 336-0189
Address 1520 S Liberty Dr
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

South Indiana Conference United Methodist Church

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Phone (812) 336-0186
Address 2427 E 2nd St
Bloomington, IN 47401
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Updated October 16, 2014

South Union Christian Church

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Website http://www.southunioncc.com
Contact Jim Cain
Phone (812) 824-1829
Address 6510 S Rockport Rd
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Southern Hill Church Of Christ

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Website http://www.shccbloomington.com
Contact Pat Arthur
Phone (812) 332-5660
Address 1030 W Country Club Dr
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Southern Indiana Daylily, Hosta, Daffodil and Iris Society (SIDHDIS)

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Website http://www.sidhdis.org/index.htm
Contact Rosemary Hart
Email 2rhart [at] gmail [dot] com
Address 1422 Elliston Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

This organization was established February 7, 1996, with the purpose of promoting public interest in growing daylilies, hostas, daffodils, and iris. It offers several activities to members including education programs, garden tours, flower shows, and opportunities to obtain special rates on selected plants.

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Updated April 30, 2015
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