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


 

Professional Associations - Community Organizations

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ACUI Association of College Unions International

Description: 

ACUI (Association of College Unions International) was founded in the Midwestern United States by a group of students. Today, it has grown into the knowledge-based association for those students and professionals working in college unions and student activities throughout the world. The ACUI Central Office moved to Bloomington in 1981 and has maintained close ties with the local community and Indiana University ever since.

Year Established: 
1914 (all day)
Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated
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Address
120 West 7th Suite 200
Bloomington
IN
47404
Contact
Michelle J.
Smith

Beta Alpha Psi

Description: 

Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for accounting and finance students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.

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Address
Kelley School of Business, Room 540
Accounting Department
Bloomington
IN
47405
Contact
812-855-3513
812-855-8966

Bloomington Area Music (BAM)

Description: 

Bloomington Area Music provides support for the Bloomington, Indiana music community through advocacy, networking and education. BAM! envisions an integrated and collaborative Bloomington Music Community in which musicians are educated in the pursuit of professional performance, supportive trades and local businesses prosper, and local residents become entertained and inspired through music spanning cultures and genres.

Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated
Address
PO Box 3387
Bloomington
IN
47402
Contact
Emily
Brown
Chairperson
317-430-7800

Delta Sigma Pi

Description: 

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
Contact
Matt
Wisniewski
President

Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (formerly INCOLSA)

Description: 

MCLS is a non-profit membership organization comprised of all types of libraries in Indiana and Michigan. MCLS provides libraries a convenient, single point of contact for training, group purchasing, and technical support for electronic resources. MCLS saves member libraries time and money.

 

Please Note: The merge between INCOLSA and MCL is now complete. They are now known as MCLS (Midwest Collaborative for Library Services).

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Monroe-Owen County Medical Society

Description: 

The Monroe Owen County Medical Society is the professional organization of physicians in the two county area. The Medical Society is a member organization of the Indiana State Medical Association. The MOCMS is dedicated to providing quality healthcare to our community. For more information, visit our website at: www.mocms.org

Year Established: 
1940 (all day)
Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
P.O. Box 5092
Bloomington
IN
47407
Contact
812-332-4033

National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), Chapter 0580, Bloomington

Description: 

Chapter 0580 meets at the American Legion, 1800 W. Third on the second Wednesday of the month (except in August) at 1:30 PM.

NARFE is the National Active and Retired Employees Association. It is the only organization soley dedicated to protecting and preserving the pay and benefits of ALL federal workers and retirees.

NARFE has two primary objectives:
1. Your legislative voice. NARFE has in house influential lobbyists on Capitol Hill on behalf of the federal community
2. Your Information resource. NARFE provides clear information and trusted guidance on complex federal benefits issues.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN
47403

National Society of Arts and Letters (NSAL)

Description: 

The Indiana Chapter was founded in 1966 by professionals and patrons representing both Indiana University and the south central Indiana region. Since its founding, the chapter has awarded more than $800,000 to emerging young artists preparing for professional careers. Annual competitions in the arts are judged by active professionals in visual arts, ballet, contemporary dance, drama, literature, instrumental music, voice, and musical theatre. Many Bloomington award winners have gone on to distinguished national and international careers.

Membership: Approximately 100 men and women participate in the chapter’s activities, which include several entertaining and informative programs throughout the year. They are arts professionals or arts advocates interested in furthering the careers of talented young artists.

Address
Bloomington
IN
47401

Progressive Faculty and Staff Caucus

Description: 

The Indiana University Progressive Faculty and Staff Caucus represents more than a hundred faculty, staff, and postdoctoral members from the Bloomington campus of Indiana University. As educators, the members of the PFSC recognize a responsibility to foster informed and critical dialogue in our classrooms, on our campus, in our community, and in national and international forums.

 

We seek to work in alliance with other groups and organizations committed to congruent ideas and educational aims.

Community Organizations Subjects: 
Address
Bloomington
IN

Writers Guild at Bloomington

Description: 

The Writers Guild at Bloomington is an association of writers committed to mutual support and the professional development of their craft. Its mission is to foster interaction among writers as well as other artists, educators, and the Monroe County public, thereby enhancing the vibrancy of the arts and the writing community in the greater Bloomington area.

The Writers Guild holds monthly meetings, maintains a website, engages in projects, and produces and supports events such as reading series, workshops, and conferences.

Writers of all levels are welcomed, and if you are not a writer but would like to support poets, fiction writers and playwrights, we welcome you to visit our website and enjoy our events. Artists from other genres, and organizations, are welcomed to contact us about possible projects. We are open to creative interaction.

The Writers Guild was founded in October, 2010 and is a member of the Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington.

Incorporation Status: 
Incorporated
Address
Bloomington
IN
47402