Financial Aid

Twenty-First Century Scholars at IUB

Contact Chris Enstrom (Director)
Phone 812-856-1591
Email iub21cs [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Eigenmann 603 South
1900 East 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47406
Description Twenty-first Century Scholars' mission is to increase high school and college graduation rates among moderate to low-income students living in the state of Indiana. Income-eligible 7th- and 8th-graders that enroll in the program and fulfill a pledge of good citizenship to the state are guaranteed the cost of four years of college tuition at any participating public college or university in Indiana. The Twenty-first Century Scholars award can be applied to an eligible public, private, technical, or proprietary school in Indiana.
Phone 1-800-992-2076

Giving Back to Africa, Inc. (GBA)

Contact Michael Valliant (Administrative Director)
Email givingbacktoafrica [at] gmail [dot] com
Address P.O. Box 2328
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description Giving Back to Africa (GBA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the long-term mission of educating young people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In partnership with local Congolese educational institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), our goal is to empower GBA beneficiaries - through service-centered education - to become servant-leaders capable of taking control of their own lives while serving as change agents in their local communities and throughout the nation.
Additional Contact Dr. Louis J. Calli, Jr. (President)
Email callil [at] indiana [dot] edu
Additional Contact Ann Marie Thomson
Phone 812-876-6844
Email thomsona [at] indiana [dot] edu

211 Information and Referral

Contact Liz Jones (Manager)
Phone 211
Email ljones [at] area10agency [dot] org.

Area 10 Agency on Aging administers 2-1-1 Infolink, in partnership with the United Way of Monroe County and Smithville Telephone. This local 2-1-1 call center maintains a comprehensive database of community resources serving Monroe and Owen counties. Dial 2-1-1 for information about community resources that offer assistance with: Food, Clothing, and Shelter, Affordable Housing Employment, Emergency Financial Assistance Childcare Health and mental health care, including substance abuse services Legal Issues

Phone (812) 876-3383 ext.
Year Established 2010

Farm Service Agency (USDA)

Contact Troy Hobson (County Executive Director)
Phone 812-334-4323
Email Troy [dot] Hobson [at] in [dot] usda [dot] gov
Address Monroe County Farm Service Agency
1931 Liberty Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.

USDA Rural Development

Contact Deborah Boudreau (Area Specialist)
Phone 812-384-4634 ext. 15
Email deb [dot] boudreau [at] in [dot] usda [dot] gov

The USDA's Rural Development program's mission is to increase economic opportunity and improve the quality of life for all rural Americans.


Social Security Administration (Bloomington Office)

Phone 877-819-2594
Hours M-F, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Description Local office works with govermental funding for retirement, disability, supplemental security income (SSI), survivor benefits, and medicare.
Phone 1-800-772-1213
Phone TTY 1-812-334-4220
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