The Foundery: Forging Ideas into Action
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.
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.
Freeside is a Makerspace for hackers, designers, artists, students, and hobbyists in Atlanta, Georgia. We host lots of classes and projects to help people network and make their ideas a reality. Our projects include CNC, 3D Printing, Art, Robotics and UAVs, electronics, woodworking, biology, chemistry, and much more!
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.
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

Freeside Atlanta Receives Grant for New Electronics Lab

The Foundery is very happy to see the continued support of the Arthur M. Blank Foundation in the Atlanta Making community. They have recently awarded a grant to Freeside for a new electronics lab at their Metropolitan Warehouse Makerspace. From Frees
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President Obama Proclaims June 18 as National Day of Making

It’s official! June 18 will forever be a National Day of Making! The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 17, 2014 NATIONAL DAY OF MAKING, 2014 ——- BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A P
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White House Announces First Maker Faire!

  Like OK Go, the President is fired up about hosting the first-ever White House Maker Faire, where he will celebrate America’s students and entrepreneurs who are inventing the future by using new tools and techniques to make just about anything
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