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Special Thanks to the Bloomington
City Council's 2023 Jack Hopkins Social Services Funding Committee
for Awarding SVDP
   $14,285 to help households with
Rent & Rent Deposits


About the Jack Hopkins Committee

Started by, and named after former Councilmember Jack Hopkins, this funding program began in 1993. Since its inception, the Bloomington Common Council and Mayor have provided approximately $6.1 million to social services agencies for projects that have made a difference in the lives of City residents in need. The Committee is composed of four members of the Common Council and three City residents with experience in social services.  

The 2023 Committee:

  • Councilmember Susan Sandberg (Chair)

  • Councilmember Kate Rosenbarger

  • Councilmember Jim Sims

  • Councilmember Ron Smith

  • Resident - Jami Scholl

  • Resident - Mark Fraley

  • Resident - Tim Mayer 

More information about the Jack Hopkins Social Services Grant Program can be found at

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