Connection, engagement, and generosity are hallmarks of the Muncie community. According to the Sagamore Institute’s Public Good Index (2017) of Indiana’s largest cities, Muncie was ranked first in charitable giving and second in civic involvement.
Just visiting a social, civic, or service group will introduce you to a score of fellow residents who are passionate about Muncie, celebrating diversity, and empowering others. Here is just a sampling:
Altrusa International: Enhancing the lives of others through service.
Indiana Black Expo Muncie Chapter: Celebrating cultural diversity and inclusiveness across all races.
Kiwanis Club of Muncie: Improving the world one child and community at a time.
League of Women Voters: Empowering citizens to shape better communities worldwide.
Martin Luther King Dream Team: Keeping King’s dream alive through community events and activities.
Mobilizing Muncie: Working for racial justice in Muncie/Delaware County.
Muncie Arts and Culture Council: Celebrating and supporting arts culture in Indiana
Muncie Makers Market: Selling locally-grown fruit and vegetables, plants, baked goods, art, handmade crafts every Saturday in White River Plaza.
Muncie Optimist Club: Providing hope and positive vision to bring out the best in youth, our communities, and ourselves.
Muncie Pride: Celebrating diversity and inclusion and lifting up multi-marginalized members of our community.
Rotary Club of Muncie: A catalyst for community leadership, professional development, friendships, service, and international understanding.
Muncie has 27 active neighborhood associations across the city. These associations build relationships between neighbors, improve quality of life, and empower a united voice to be heard by local government. The Building Better Neighborhoods initiative, a partnership between the Muncie Action Plan and Ball State University, works to strengthen neighborhood organizations and leaders. View a list of active associations and meeting schedules – or start one in your neighborhood!
Muncie has a rich ecosystem of non-profit organizations and opportunities to serve others. A great place to start is the United Way of Delaware, Henry, and Randolph Counties. They can connect you with options that use your special talents and interests.