Community Organizations

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

 

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Diversity Theatre

Websitehttp://bloomington.in.gov/sections/viewSection.php?section_id=505
Address1120 S. Nancy Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Additional AddressPO Box 100
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

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Diversity Theatre is a company that addresses, through the medium of theater, various social issues (e.g., disability, aging, gender, homelessness, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation). They perform for adults and children, generating productions through improvisation. They also sponsor the MOSAIC Film Festival, this year showing short films for adults and children on aging, religion, race/ethnicity, and disability

ContactAudrey Heller (Artistic Director)
hellera [at] indiana.edu
812-336-3198
Additional ContactCraig Brenner (City of Bloomington Special Projects Coordinator)
812-349-3471
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Donald E. Owens Memorial Lodge 88, Fraternal Order of Police

Websitehttp://www.fop88.org
AddressPO Box 1561
2450 N. Curry Pike
Bloomington, IN
Description

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The Donald E Owens Memorial Lodge 88 membership consists of members representing 12 local law enforcement agencies in Monroe, Brown, Greene and Martin counties. Our primary position is to represent law enforcement in matters of wages and salaries, rights, benefits, work hours, and safety. The lodge is also active with improving the community by making charitable donations to fellow officers in need, youth sport and education programs, disaster/tragedy assistance, and the Special Olympics.

ContactJason Shaevitz (Webmaster)
webmaster [at] fop88.org
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Down Syndrome Family Connection

Websitehttps://www.downsyndromefamilyconnection.org
Address2600 S. Henderson St. Suite 157
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Connecting Ordinary People - Celebrating Extraordinary Lives
Our vision is to bring together families in Bloomington and South Central Indiana in support of those with Down syndrome.

Our mission is to promote greater acceptance and understanding of Down syndrome; to educate, inform, and involve all people to recognize the uniqueness and capabilities of individuals with Down syndrome and the inherent dignity of all people with developmental disabilities; and to provide education and support for communities, families and individuals living, learning, and growing with Down syndrome.

Down Syndrome Family Connection is a 501(c)(3) organization.

 

ContactRosalie Sherwood
info [at] downsyndromefamilyconnection.org
‭(812) 720-9603
Year Established2006
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Downtown Visitors Center

Websitehttps://www.visitbloomington.com/
Address2855 N. Walnut Street
Bloomington, In 47404
Description

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Provide you with information about the many attractions and landmarks on IU's campus that you may want to visit. You'll also find information on the history and traditions that are an integral part of the Indiana University experience, links to official IU information on athletics, academics and alumni, plus lots of great inside tips for visiting campus.

ContactGeneral Info
cvb [at] visitbloomington.com
812-334-8900
Additional Contactcvb [at] visitbloomington.com
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Early Music In Motion

Websitehttp://earlymusicinmotion.org/
AddressP.O. Box 7921
Bloomington, IN 47407
Description

Early Music in Motion is a not-for profit with a mission to provide music related to the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods to young audiences and underserved communities of the state of Indiana through concerts, didactical performances and workshops.

ContactMatthew Slatkin (President)
earlymusicinmotion [at] gmail.com
812-558-0885
Additional ContactJuan Carlo (Vice-President)
Year Established2005
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Earth Care

Websitehttp://www.earthcareindiana.org
Address1228 E. Maxwell Lane
Bloomington, IN 47401
Additional Address1714 S. Wilton Drive
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

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Earth Care seeks to listen to and work with all concerned religious communities and individuals in order to create an ever-widening circle of care for creation. We urge all Indiana's faith communities to be centers of this care by living more prudently and speaking up for policies that embody creation care.

ContactEarthCareIndiana [at] gmail.com
339-7303
Additional Contactallan.edmonds [at] gmail.com
334-2831
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El Centro Comunal Latino (CCL)

Websitehttp://www.elcentrocomunal.com/
Address303 E Kirkwood Avenue, Room 206
Bloomington, IN 47408
Additional AddressEl Centro Comunal Latino
PO Box 3462
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

El Centro Comunal Latino (CCL) is a grassroots, community-based organization that seeks to provide an accessible and safe space for all Hispanics, with a focus on Spanish-speaking people, to find information, access to resources and a place to hold community events. CCL also seeks to promote communication and understanding among service agencies and the Latino community in order to facilitate their integration and encourage active Hispanic participation in the greater Bloomington community (Monroe County).

Contactelcentrocomunal [at] gmail.com
812-355-7513
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Elizabeth Sage Historic Costume Collection

Websitehttp://www.indiana.edu/~sagecoll/
Address2805 E. 10th Street
Suite 140
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

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This collection contains over 15,000 objects relating to clothing and personal adornment, dating from the late 18th century to the present. Collection is in storage but is open for research.

ContactKelly Richardson
ksrichar [at] indiana.edu
812-855-4627
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Ellettsville Chamber of Commerce

Websitehttps://ellettsvillechamber.org
Address200 East Association Street, Room 201A
P.O.Box 524
Ellettsville, IN 47429
Description

The Ellettsville Chamber of Commerce is the voice of the business community and provides the glue in a mosaic of community partners working together to make Ellettsville a more vibrant, productive, and cohesive community. The Chamber, established in 1960, continues to preserve the twon's image and help make the community a better place to work and live.

ContactDiane Critchlow (President)
gbrinley [at] peoples-bank.com
812-876-6611
Additional ContactKenny Williams (Vice President)
kenny.williams [at] edwardjones.com
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Ellettsville Main Street, Inc.

AddressP.O. Box 143
Elletsville, In 47429
Description

Working to revitalize historic downtown Ellettsville and preserve our limestone industry heritage. We work on developing the Heritage Trail, Santa on Sale Street event, and preserving historic photos and other downtown Ellettsville efforts.

ContactLeasa Siscoe (President)
EllMainstreet [at] gmail.com
812-876-4694
Additional ContactChris Fisher (Treasurer)
Year Established2000
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
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Ellettsville Senior Citizens Club

Address7237 N. Wayport Rd
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

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Meets monthly every third Tuesday at 12 noon for a potluck, at Endwright Center.

ContactElton Blackwell (President)
339-1618
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Enis Furley Foundation

Websitehttps://www.e5foundation.org
AddressPO Box 100
Smithville, IN 47458
Description

Scott Rolen’s Enis Furley Foundation is a non-profit organization created by Scott Rolen of the Cincinnati Reds. Our foundation is named after Scott’s eldest dog, Enis. In 1999 Scott had a vision to brighten the lives of children and their families who are dealing with an illness, hardship or other special needs. The Enis Furley Foundation works to achieve this goal by entertaining distressed families at Camp Emma Lou, our outdoor recreational retreat near Bloomington, IN. The Enis Furley Foundation also provides families unique and exciting, “once in a lifetime” sports experiences through our community outreach program, the Hot Corner Kids. Ultimately, our goals are quite simple and focused … we want to make children smile!

Contactinformation [at] EnisFurley.com
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Enough Is Enough

Websitehttps://enoughbtown.com/
AddressBloomington, IN
Description

We must end racism and institutional oppression by uplifting black leadership, business, and art in our local communities.

In light of recent events in regards to the killing of black people by police officers, the community of Bloomington has decided to take a stand for our brothers and sisters.

ContactSelena Drake
theenoughfund2020 [at] gmail.com
Additional ContactSalina Tesfagiorgis
Year Established2020
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