Programs

 

We equip people with tools to design, invent, and create through our program areas. 

Exploration

and Empowerment

Community Workshop - Woodshop, Textile lab, Prototyping equipment, Digital fabrication and machine shop which are open 24 hours to members.

Fabrication Education Mentorship - 20+ volunteers with experience in fabrication. Volunteers educate and safety-check members for tool use and assist members with moving projects forward. 

Workshops / Classes - Ticketed sessions to give access to experiences and learning.

Public Meetups - Subject based meetups for the public to meet in various shared interest areas.

University PartnershipsHosting University classes that integrate fabrication and community engagement.

VA Hospital Partnership - Hosting veterans' group who use woodshop for educational and therapeutic purposes.

First Robotics - High School competitive robotics team who use MakeHaven for robot building.

 

Business Incubation

Workspace Rental - Low cost, month-to-month rentable co-working spaces to help small ventures grow. 

Startup Coaching -  Volunteers trained by the Small Business Administration to assist startups to get off the ground and develop.

Prototype to Product Pipeline - Resources for anyone who wants to take an idea through prototyping and into production.

Educational Seminars - Sessions on intelectual property, marketing, packaging, design for manufacture and other topics for startups.

Networking EventsActivities that bring together the extended network of entrepreneurs, fabricators and supportive services.  

 

Employment Skills

Needles and Threads  (Hosted at MakeHaven and conducted by Tinaliah Co-op) - Sewing Entrepreneurship Incubation Program that teaches sewing skills with the intention of building people toward starting a small business related to fashion or sewing.

In Development