The Foundery: Forging Ideas into Action
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth; A family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. The Foundery is the Fiscal Sponsor and Producer of The 2013 Atlanta Mini Maker Faire.
Community Guilds teaches 21st century skills the old fashioned way. Their approach to educational reform is to provide youth an opportunity to work hard and make things with their hands.
Atlanta Makers is organized to keep the spirit of the Atlanta Mini Maker Faire alive all year through monthly open houses to the various makerspaces and studios in the area, and to build stronger connections between the members of the community.
Citizen Scholar is a community-driven pop-up school. Founded on the idea that everyone has something to learn and everyone has something to teach, Citizen Scholar creates the opportunity and infrastructure to turn the community into a dynamic, inclusive classroom.
Creative Energy Management is organized to help independent makers, artists, and craftsman become entrepreneurs. We offered guidance on choosing and filing for a proper business structure, protecting intellectual property, and creating a marketing and development strategy.
The Foundery provides opportunity, resources, and fiscal sponsorship to organizations that promote education and entrepreneurship in the areas of industrial arts, making, and manufacturing. Our mission is accomplished through creation and support of  Maker spaces, STEAM programming, and Maker events.

Foundery News

Community Guilds Awarded Cognizant’s ‘Making the Future’ Grant

Cognizant Awards 33 Grants to Afterschool and Summer Programs Under its ‘Making the Future’ Initiative to Inspire Interest in STEM Fields Grants to Enable Children Across 22 States to Receive Over 300,000 Hours of STEM Education Jan 16, 2
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The Foundery Welcomes Special Guest Dale Dougherty to Atlanta Mini Maker Faire

The 2013 Atlanta Mini Maker Faire returns to Atlanta Saturday, October 26, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The goal of the event is to bring together creators, innovators, tinkerers, hobbyists and amateur enthusiasts to learn, share, experiment and expa
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Atlanta Mini Maker Faire Hosts GA Premier of ‘If You Build It’

ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY FOUNDATION PRESENTS GEORGIA PREMIERE OF DOCUMENTARY FILM, IF YOU BUILD IT, AT THIRD ANNUAL ATLANTA MINI MAKER FAIRE OCTOBER 26, 2013 Special Guest Dale Dougherty, Editor And Publisher Of MAKE Magazine, To Speak At Premiere With
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