Connect, Cowork, Create

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Located in the heart of downtown, The Mill is Bloomington’s coworking home for innovators & independents. Our members are entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, techies, creatives, remote workers, side hustlers, & small companies.

Working solo or starting small? Join The Mill to get more: more inspiration, more perks, more fun—more of your best work done. Bring your laptop, pick your spot, & hunker down. Brainstorm, network, & laugh with other members. Come to cowork or to launch your innovative startup—all are welcome.

Our hip, historic workspace buzzes with energy. Our events & programs are pretty awesome, too. But our friendly, inclusive, smart community is what makes The Mill special. Creative sparks fly when great people make contact.

Try it! Your first day is free.

Member Perks

The Mill Kitchenette

Pick a spot on the open floor space, in the quiet room, or at a booth.

Choose your groove: chairs, couches, tables, or adjustable standing desks.

Relax, connect, or work on the outdoor patio!

  • free Hopscotch coffee
  • free printing
  • fastest WiFi in town (1GB up/download speed)
  • high-end podcast studio (sponsored by Shine Insurance)
  • gear library of laptop risers, extra cables, & monitors
  • professional & social member events
  • 20% discount on event space rental for banquets, retreats, and trainings
  • one year of free FormStack services
  • Slack chat channel
  • inspiring, friendly, dynamic community
  • call booths for conference calls, video chats, & private calls (sponsored by Rock Paper Scissors)
  • professional space to meet clients
  • conference rooms with projector & screen
  • business address & mail service
  • community chat areas & kitchenette
  • mothers’ room
  • changing room with shower
  • lockers & bike racks

Membership Plans

Membership plans are month-to-month, for as many or few hours as you need. Most memberships are “hot desks”—members stash their stuff in a locker, and set up work at an open station that suits their style & needs for the day. Perks vary by plan.

Full-Time Member–$185/month

  • Unlimited days per month
  • Full access: 24/7/365
  • 10 hours of conference & call room use per month
  • Mail box service
  • Proximity Guest Pass: 3 free days a month anywhere in the global cowork network

Part-Time Member, Days–$90/month

  • 10 days a month
  • Business hours access: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM Monday-Friday, closed on holidays
  • 4 hours of conference & call room use per month

Part-Time Member, Nights & Weekends–$90/month

  • Flexible part-time hours
  • Night & weekend access: 5:30 PM – 8:30 AM Monday-Friday, all day Saturdays & Sundays, closed on holidays
  • 4 hours of conference & call room use per month
  • Does not include access to on-site, in-person staff

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Community Supporter–$15/month

  • 1 day per month at a hot desk, during business hours
  • Access to our virtual Slack community
  • Member-only event invites
  • Good vibes for supporting a nonprofit and Bloomington’s entrepreneurial ecosystem!

Day Pass–$20

  • 1 day (up to 5, a la carte pricing)
  • Business hours access: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM Monday-Friday, closed on holidays

Scholarships

The Mill is committed to inclusion and diversity in our membership—for real. Women and minorities may be eligible for a fee discount or waiver. Email us to learn more about availability, the next application period, and qualifications.

full time dedicated desk

Full-Time Member, Dedicated Desk–$375/month

  • Currently, all Dedicated Desks are booked.
  • Unlimited days per month
  • Private, permanent workstation to set up as you like
  • Full access: 24/7/365
  • 10 hours of conference & call room use per month
  • Mail box service
  • Proximity Guest Pass: 3 free days a month to any space in the world-wide cowork network

Private Offices

Currently, all private offices are rented. The Mill offers premium private office space to groups and small companies on a month-to-month basis. Access is 24/7/365 with keyed access to the office, and electronically locked external doors. Pricing is determined by square footage (ranging from 124–651 sq. ft.) and individual membership plans needed.

All of our private offices are currently occupied. However, if you’re interested, we will gladly add you to our waitlist. There’s no commitment or sales pitch; we’ll just let you know when a space opens up.

 

The Shine Insurance Podcasting Studio

The Mill Podcast Studio

Our friends at Shine Insurance have sponsored a professional-grade, high-end podcast studio, for use exclusively by members of The Mill. Our studio is acoustically treated for a soundproof recording environment, professional-grade microphones, and recording software. The studio includes:

  • 3 Shure SM7b dynamic microphones driven by a Presonus AR12 Mixer
  • Hindenburg Professional DAW multitrack records and edits on a 2TB 16gb MAC Mini
  • 32” Samsung monitor

We offer regular equipment trainings to help members turn their podcasting ideas into reality. Our podcasting studio is reason enough to join The Mill! Come visit us, and we’ll show you the studio and everything else that makes coworking at The Mill fun and productive.

We love podcasting so much that we also host the annual Flyover Podcast Festival! Check out The Mill’s podcast “Like a Glove” for entrepreneurs, and explore our members’ podcasts on a wide variety of topics.

Visit The Mill

The Mill Event

Want to check out The Mill before becoming a member? Book a personal tour, then spend the day trying out the workspace for free. Want to check us out on the sly? Come to Community Day! On the third Thursday of every month, The Mill is open to everyone. Drop in, mingle with members and the public, and enjoy some tasty snacks.

The Mill hosts many public events for networking, entrepreneurship, professional development, and fun. Stay in the loop! Check our events calendar, subscribe to our newsletter, and follow us on social.