Community Organizations

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


Bloomington Wrestling Club

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Website https://sites.google.com/site/bhsswrestling/home
Phone 812-334-1666
Description

Ages 5 - 18, boys and girls Registration: January Cost:$60 for one,$100 for two; scholarships available Practice begins Feb. season January - July. Practice in mat room at Bloomington High School South.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Bloomington Writing Project

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Website http://www.bloomingtonwritingproject.org/
Email bloomingtonwritingproject [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Our goal is to offer a service that's not readily on-hand in the community as a whole: Free writing help. We'll work with people on all kinds of writing, from everyday life stuff (forms, application, etc.), to more special occasional writing, (letters to the editor or work on a memoir), to stuff for personal businesses (web content or a flyer).

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Updated October 15, 2014

Bloomington Yacht Club, Inc.

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Website http://www.bloomingtonyachtclub.org
Contact Jeff Becker
Phone 812-331-9115
Email jeffmbecker [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Contact: 812-339-9415 This sailboat-only club is located on the South shore of Lake Lemon (entry by Port Hole Inn Restaurant). Club memberships include use of wet and dry storage, electric hoist, club house, Sunday races, monthly club meetings and other social activities.

Additional Contact Amy Metzger
Email ajmetzger [at] gmail [dot] com
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Updated October 16, 2014

Bloomington-Great Harvest Ministry Center

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Website http://www.ghmcfamily.org/
Contact Anthony Taylor
Phone (812) 339-4462
Address 1107 S Fairview St
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Blue Ridge

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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

Bluementon Knights

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Email Bluementonknights [at] aol [dot] com
Description

The Bluementon Knights are a group of local philanthropists who anonymously help make ends meet for working-class families in need in the Bloomington area. Anyone interested in making a contribution or seeking help can contact them by email. 

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated April 24, 2014

Body of Christ Gospel Assembly Church

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Website http://bodyofchristbloomingtonindiana.com
Contact Cary E Cohenour
Phone (812) 339-5287
Address 1310 E Thornton Dr
Bloomington, IN 47401
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Updated October 16, 2014

Book Circulating Group

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~uclub/bookcirculating.html
Contact Penny Gaither (Co-Chair)
Phone 332-8010
Email booklady88 [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Must be a member of the University Club. Circulates 15 books a year among members. Books are roughly half fiction and half non-fiction.

Additional Contact Holly May (Co-Chair)
Phone 822-1515
Email lilypond2iu [at] gmail [dot] com
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Updated October 16, 2014

Books Plus Book Discussion Group

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Website http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/fiction/books-plus
Phone 812-349-3050
Address Monroe County Public Library
303 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

Books Plus is an once-a-month discussion group which meets at the library to talk about a wide range of books and issues. Books and other media, both fiction and non-fiction, are the springboards for discussing new trends, social issues, genres, best sellers, foreign authors, etc. Each month, the group focuses on one or more books (chosen in advance). A volunteer leads the discussion.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Boxcar Books

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Website http://www.boxcarbooks.org/
Contact Steven (General Coordinator)
Phone (812) 339-8710
Email boxcar [at] boxcarbooks [dot] org
Description

Boxcar Books and Community Center, Inc. is a volunteer run, non-profit organization that exists to provide new and used books, zines, magazines, and comics on topics of social justice, independent media, and fiction for the community. Boxcar Books sends literature of all types, free of charge, to prisoners in the Midwest. It also provides a meeting space for community and literary groups. Boxcar Books is affiliated with the Midwest Pages to Prisoners Project, which can be found at http://www.pagestoprisoners.org/.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 16, 2014

Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington

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Website http://bgcbloomington.org/
Contact Jeff Baldwin (Executive Director)
Phone 812-332-5311
Email jbaldwin [at] bgcbloomington [dot] org
Address 311 S. Lincoln St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. A Boys & Girls Club provides a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; life-enhancing programs and character development experiences; and hope and opportunity.

Phone 812-336-6501
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Updated October 16, 2014

Bread for the World

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Website http://www.bread.org/
Contact Donna Wenstrup (Contact)
Phone 812-824-9045
Description

Bread For The World is an interfaith anti-hunger organization; a citizen's movement focused primarily on legislative action on both domestic and global hunger.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Briar Gate Homeowners Association

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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 January 16, 2015

Bridge Church Of Christ

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Website http://www.unionvillechurch.org/
Phone (812) 332-6124
Address 6996 N Tunnel Rd
Unionville, IN 47468
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Updated October 16, 2014

Broadview

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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

Bryan Park

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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

Btown Food Swappers

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Website http://www.btownfoodswappers.com
Email clarkerin [at] hotmail [dot] com
Description

Btown Food Swappers is a Bloomington-based, free community food swap, striving to inspire creativity, build community, and spread good cheer. They trade homemade items and enjoy the company of new and old friends.

Btown Food Swaps are free, but you must be registered in advance to participate. We use Eventbrite to post swaps and issue tickets, and your homemade treasure is the only currency allowed.

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Updated January 16, 2015

Burgoon Baptist Church

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Contact Harold Godsey
Phone (812) 837-9209
Address 8598 E Burgoon Church Rd
Bloomington, IN 47401
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Updated October 16, 2014

Business & Professional Exchange (BPE) Bloomington

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Website http://www.b-p-e.org/
Contact Len Tieman
Phone (812) 331-6000x265
Email ltieman [at] dwd [dot] in [dot] gov
Address 1800 W 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

Business & Professional Exchange is a non­profit association dedicated to supporting individuals in career transition to achieve their employment objectives through networking and educational resources.

BPE features person-to-person networking, guest speakers, and employment information. Job seekers, in addition to learning networking techniques, will also develop referral opportunities, strategies for effective job search and career transition, and community and business-to-business networking.

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Updated October 16, 2014

By Hand Gallery

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Website http://www.byhandgallery.com/
Phone 812-334-3255
Email manager [at] byhandgallery [dot] com
Description

Artist's gallery--all items handmade, both local and non-local. Over 70 artists represented.

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Updated September 11, 2014

Calvary Apostolic Tabernacle

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Phone (812) 825-7250
Address 4645 W State Road 45
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Calvary Baptist Church BMA

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Website http://www.calvarybaptistbloomington.org/
Phone (812) 332-3409
Address 3501 N Prow Rd
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

Calvary Chapel Of Bloomington

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Website http://calvarybloomington.weebly.com/
Contact James Goodman
Phone (812) 369-6010
Address 672 S College Ave
Bloomington, IN 47403
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Updated October 16, 2014

Camerata Orchestra Series

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Website http://cameratabloomington.com/
Contact Lenore Hatfield (Executive Director)
Phone 812-333-6349
Email lenorehatfield [at] yahoo [dot] com
Description

Founded in 1989 by concermaster Lenore Hatfield, the Camerata Orchestra offers a professional setting for Indiana University Jacobs School of Music faculty, retired faculty, music students, and townspeople in Bloomington, Indiana. Internationally known guest conductors lead the orchestra with soloists from I.U. faculty, concert artists, and Camerata Solo Competition winners.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated October 16, 2014

Campus Childrens Center

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Website http://www.childcare.indiana.edu
Phone 812-855-5053
Email dunnuckt [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

Child Care services at Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) are provided to meet the various child care needs of students, staff, and faculty. Indiana University recognizes the numerous benefits generated by the provision high quality child care to both students and employees.

Additional Contact Smith (Christin)
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Updated October 15, 2014

Campus Crusade For Christ

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Phone (812) 332-7673
Address 1715 E Arden Dr
Bloomington, In 47401
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Updated October 16, 2014

Campus Ministry Advancement

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Phone (812) 876-3157
Address 2701 W Trenton Overlook
Bloomington, IN 47404
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Updated October 16, 2014

Cardinal Stage Company

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Contact Marc Tschida
Phone 812-336-7110
Email info [at] cardinalstage [dot] org
Description

Founded in 2006, the mission of Cardinal Stage Company is to advance professional theatre in Bloomington. We aim to cultivate a lifelong passion for the stage by offering diverse, high quality productions in tandem with outreach and educational initiatives that contribute to the cultural and economic vibrancy of South-Central Indiana.

Year Established 2006
Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Updated December 08, 2014

Care Circle

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Website http://iuhealth.org/bloomington/about/community-health/alzheimers-resource-service/
Phone 812-353-9299
Email dthompson6 [at] iuhealth [dot] org
Address Bloomington Hospital's Alzheimer's Resource Center
431 S. College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

This group provides information, sharing and support for families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease, other dementias, or stroke. Meetings are flexible and informal; drop-ins are welcome.

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Updated October 15, 2014

Carpenters Local Union #1664

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Website http://www.ikrcc.com/index.htm
Contact James Crabb (Manager)
Phone 812-336-4350
Description

The Indiana/Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters shall maintain an open and non-discriminatory out-of-work list in each market area, for its members who desire to be referred for employment.

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Updated September 19, 2014
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