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Community links

The City is a member of many teams who work together to make Bloomington and the surrounding area a better place to work, live and play. These links go to our partners' Web sites. The links from the main titles go to City of Bloomington information on the topic. 

Arts and culture

Business and development

  • Bloomington Community Foundation
    Tax-exempt charitable organization building a strong, healthy Bloomington.
  • Greater MSP
    A private, nonprofit organization providing public and private sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 16-county Minneapolis-Saint Paul region.
  • Minneapolis Consortium of Community Developers
    Association of community development organizations committed to expanding the wealth and resources of neighborhoods through housing and economic development initiatives.
  • Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
    An umbrella organization for the City of Lakes Chamber of Commerce; the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce; the Northeast Chamber of Commerce; and the Regional Chamber itself, which represents businesses in every other city in the seven-county area.
  • Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
    The state's principal economic development agency, with programs promoting business recruitment, expansion, and retention; workforce development; international trade; and community development.

Education

Higher education in Bloomington

Elected officials

U.S. Government

State of Minnesota

Hennepin County

Employment

Government agencies

United States

  • U.S. Census Bureau
    Access to other census data for Bloomington, Minnesota and the United States.

State of Minnesota

Hennepin County

Metro area

Nearby cities

Health

  • Active Living Hennepin Communities
    Information about integrating physical activity into daily routines, through activities such as biking, walking and/or taking transit. The site is provided by Hennepin County.
  • Allina Medical Transportation (ambulance service)
    Allina Medical Transportation provides advanced life support, basic life support and scheduled transport in Bloomington.
  • Emergency and Community Health Outreach (ECHO)
    Public health and safety information relating to emergency preparedness. Intended as an Internet resource during catastrophic emergencies, delivering important emergency information to limited-English speaking populations.

Media

Parks and Recreation

Public safety and emergency preparedness

Seniors

Senior Community Services

  • A nonprofit serving seniors 60+ in Hennepin County though free or low cost inside and outside chore program and through community social workers
    • HOME Program - Low cost, sliding-scale household and outside maintenance services for adults 60+ in Hennepin County. Services include homemaking, mowing, snow removal, minor repairs, and yard cleanup.
    • Senior Outreach - In-home counseling and case management to help seniors remain independent. Caregiver services include coaching, support groups, and consultation.

Tourism

Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau
Information on area hotels, motels, shopping and dining, including the Mall of America.

Transportation

Volunteerism

Youth resources