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

 

Free Methodist Church (BFMC)

Description: 

The Bloomington Free Methodist Church meets Sundays at 10:00 am for worship, with a 9:00 am Sunday school. There are various small groups and Bible studies that meet throughout the week. The vision of BFMC is to love God, love people, and make disciples.

Year Established: 
1916 (all day)
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
1121 S Lincoln St
Bloomington
IN
47401
Contact
Zack
Martin
812-332-6425

Friday Musicale

Description: 

The Friday Musicale meets 6 times a year on the 2nd Friday of the month at 1:15 p.m. October-April (except January). They are affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs and Indiana Arts Festival. They sponsor a Junior Festival for pre-college students on the 2nd Saturday in May at the Jacobs School.

 

Organized in 1905, Friday Musicale is federated with the National and Indiana Federation of Music Clubs.

The National Federation of Music Clubs, founded in 1898, is now the world’s largest philanthropic music organization supporting American music and musicians. It is one fo three organizations to be chartered by the United States Congress and the only music organization member of the United Nations. There are six thousand NFMC-related organizations and music clubs nationally. Members are professional and amateur musicians, composers, dancers, performing artists, arts and music educators, students, generous benefactors, and music lovers who are interested in creating a dynamic musical and cultural environment in their communities.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
47401
Contact
thefridaymusicale@gmail.com

Friend's Place Shelter (Formerly Martha's House)

Description: 

Emergency Shelter that can house forty people – 28 men and 12 women. Clients can sleep, eat two meals a day, wash their clothes and take care of personal hygiene needs.

Clients can meet with case managers who can connect them to permanent housing, job skills training resources, employment opportunities and help them register for the Healthy Indiana Plan, Indiana’s Medicaid expansion.

And as a program of Shalom, Friend’s Place clients have access to the nonprofit’s services, and staff are supported by the nonprofit’s administration.

Incorporation Status: 
Exempt
Address
919 S. Rogers Street
Bloomington
IN
47402
Additional Address
Bloomington
IN
Contact
Joe
Linsky
812-332-1444

Friends of Art

Description: 

Dedicated to promoting the visual arts at Indiana University, the Friends of Art at Indiana University has supported art history and studio art students at Indiana University since 1965.

Generously supporting studio art and art history undergraduate and graduate students is FoA's most important goal. Friends of Art Awards help to fund creative activities, research travels, and scholarships while forging connections between Indiana University and Institutions and sites around the world.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Fine Arts Building, FA 120
1201 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington
IN
47405
Contact
812-855-5300

Friends of the Library

Description: 

The Monroe County Public Library Foundation, also known as the Friends of the Library, support the mission, vision, and values of the library. The Friends advocate for Monroe County Public Library and support library collections, services, programs, and staff development.

As a nonprofit corporation, the Friends collect and administer the grants, gifts, bequests, and other monies (outside of local tax receipts) that help make the Library's many programs such an integral part of our community. The Friends also staff and run the Friends of the Library Bookstore on the first floor of the Downtown Library. Proceeds from the Bookstore support Library programming and services.

Year Established: 
1965 (all day)
Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
303 E. Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington
IN
47408
Contact
812-349-3050

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Bloomington, IN, Inc.

Description: 

Alliance provides public education and referral to resources about end-of-life and after death care including information about local options and regulations and communication with family and service providers.

 

National Website: https://funerals.org/

Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
P.O. Box 7232
Bloomington
IN
47407
Contact
Local Information
812-335-6633
National Information
(800) 765-0107

Futures Family Planning Clinic

Description: 

The Futures Family Planning Clinic provides family planning health services for adolescents and adults. Affordable services and supplies are available on sliding fee schedule based on income. Insurance and Medicaid are accepted, and appointments are preferred. Walk-ins are accepted ONLY if an appointment time is available. A Spanish-speaking medical interpreter is available by appointment only.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
119 W. 7th Street
Bloomington
IN
47403
Contact
812-349-7343

Girls Incorporated of Monroe County

Description: 

Girls Incorporated is a national youth organization dedicated to helping girls become strong, smart, and bold. We provide programs to girls after school, on weekends, and during the summer through our network of affiliates. In addition, we conduct research on girls' issues and advocate for girls. Girls who participate in our programs range in age from 6 to 18 and come from a variety of backgrounds, including Caucasian, African American, Hispanic, Native American, and Asian, among others. Fifty-four percent are from single parent families.

Year Established: 
1975 (all day)
Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
1108 W. 8th St.
Bloomington
IN
47404
Contact
Kristi
McCann
Executive Director
812-336-7313

Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archeology

Description: 

Through the efforts of Eli Lilly and Indiana University, the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology was dedicated as an independent research facility with the Indiana University community in 1971. In addition to curating Eli Lilly's archaeological collection and the records and collections from Glenn Black's excavations at the Angel Mounds site, the Glenn A. Black Laboratory also curates over 10,000 collections, made up of millions of individual artifacts, representing over four decades of archaeological research in every county in Indiana and at significant sites throughout the Midwest.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
423 N. Fess St.
Bloomington
IN
47408
Contact
April
Sievert
Director
812-855-9544

Global Gateway for Teachers, IU School of Education

Description: 

Global Gateway for Teachers is designed to provide classroom and community involvement experiences for student teachers and experienced teachers in culturally diverse settings.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
W. W. Wright Education Building, Rm. 1044
201 N. Rose Avenue
Bloomington
IN
47405
Contact
Laura L.
Stachowski, Ph.D.
812-856-8507

Global Gifts

Description: 

Global Gifts, is a non-profit fair trade store open in Bloomington! Global Gifts works to provide artisans from developing countries with a fair wage, while promoting gender equity, environmental sustainability, and global education.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
122 N. Walnut St.
Bloomington
IN
47404
Contact

Goodwill Industries International, Inc.

Description: 

Goodwill Industries is North America's leading non-profit provider of education, training, and career services for people with disadvantages, such as welfare dependency, homelessness, and lack of education or work experience, as well as those with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
47401

Pages

XLS