- Bloomington PRIDE
Bloomington PRIDE is a nonprofit whose mission is to create safe and inclusive spaces for people of all ages, celebrate LGBTQ+ arts and culture, and enrich the Bloomington and South Central Indiana communities through educational and cultural awareness events. It supports a range of LGBTQ+ programs and events, including the Prism Youth Community, LGBT Aging & Caring Network, PRIDE Film Festival, and the Pridefest summer celebration.
- Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington
The mission of the Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington is “to empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, productive, and responsible citizens.”
- Buskirk-Chumley Theater
The Buskirk-Chumley Theater is host of the annual PRIDE film festival and other performance events, with volunteer opportunities to usher.
- CommUNITY Education (CUE)
CommUNITY Education (CUE) program is committed to fostering a welcoming and supportive community for all that live in, work in, or visit the IUB residence halls. The CUEs frequently collaborate with other groups on diversity related programs, such as retreats. Topics have included such things as White Privilege, Conversations on Race, Spirituality, and Masculinity.
- Girls, Inc. of Monroe County
Girls, Inc. of Monroe County - “creates opportunities for success. We equip girls to defy limitations and stereotypes, attend college, break the cycle of poverty, and move into a thriving future. Our research-based programs support girls at every stage of their development. We focus on the whole girl: her health and well-being, education, and development as a leader.”
- Interfaith Winter Shelter
Interfaith Winter Shelter operates as a “low barrier” shelter during the winter months. It was designed to offer a safe and warm place to sleep for men and women who—for whatever reason— have no other alternative but the streets.
- Lotus Education and Arts Foundation
The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation creates opportunities to experience, celebrate, and explore the diversity of the world’s cultures, through music and the arts.
- Middle Way House
Middle Way House works to empower victims of domestic violence, envisioning a community where individuals live free from violence and the threat of violence. MWH provides shelter, advocacy, hope, and legal services for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. Non-judgmental in its interactions with victims/survivors, Middle Way House works from a strengths-based perspective, helping those who seek assistance to identify, believe in, and use their abilities to meet the needs they have identified. Services are free and confidential.
- Shalom Community Center
Shalom Community Center is an all-inclusive resource center for people who are living in poverty and experiencing its ultimate expressions: hunger, homelessness, and a lack of access to basic life necessities.
- Spencer Pride, Inc.
Spencer Pride, Inc. is focused on educating the public about rural lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, & queer (LGBTQ+) people and issues in order to make Indiana a safer and more welcoming place. "We provide a voice for the LGBTQ+ community to help foster an environment where there is no disparagement in opportunity simply because of one’s gender expression, sexual orientation, or related perceptions of the same."
- The Spencer Pride commUnity Center
The Spencer Pride commUnity Center opened in September of 2016, making Spencer, Indiana the smallest town in America with such an LGBTQ+ resource. Spencer Pride also organizes the Spencer Pride Festival, the largest rural LGBTQ+ pride event in Indiana. Its A Night at the Tivoli is the main event of LGBT History Month, held on the second Wednesday in October at the beautiful historic Tivoli Theatre.
- UndocuHoosier Alliance
UndocuHoosier Alliance works to serve the needs of undocumented people at Indiana University and the community at large (including DACA-mented people). The Alliance provides or directs undocumented students to academic, financial, and legal resources and raises awareness of undocumented issues on campus and in our state. It promotes engagement in civic responsibilities that uplift the campus, local, and national undocumented community, and provides undocumented students with leadership and advocacy opportunities.
- VITAL – Volunteers in Tutoring Adult Learners
The Monroe County Public Library is home to VITAL – Volunteers in Tutoring Adult Learners, one of the first library-based adult literacy programs in Indiana. VITAL trained volunteers offer free tutoring in adult literacy, English as a New Language (ENL) and ENL Conversation Groups.
- Women Writing for (a) Change Bloomington
Women Writing for (a) Change Bloomington provides safe and inspiring learning opportunities for individuals who wish to pursue the art of writing as a tool for growth and change. Believing in the power of writing to connect people to the deeper parts of themselves and to one another, WWF(a)C provides many forms of outreach: writing circles with women incarcerated at the Monroe County Correctional Center, and community collaborations with Bloomington Hospital Hospice, Olcott Center Cancer Family Support Group, Head Injury Support Group, Fibromyalgia Support Group, Meadowood Retirement Center, Circles® Initiative, Girls Inc., and Mental Health America.