The Maker Effect Foundation programs such as Maker Faire Orlando and MakerFX Makerspace are made possible through generous donations from our local community, including individuals, companies, and organizations.

General donations via PayPal

If you would like to donate via another method, please email

If you have an item you would like to donate to MakerFX Makerspace, please email us at with information about the item you wish to donate. All donations support The Maker Effect Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity. Documentation of charity status available upon request.

MakerFX is in need of:

  • Tools of all types including power tools, hand tools, and accessories.
  • Tool organization
  • Classroom / office organization
  • Supplies for classes and workshops
  • Raw materials such as wood, acrylic, aluminum, steel
  • Electronic parts and components

MakerFX is not an e-waste recycler and does not accept non-working computers or consumer electronics.

If you would like to support MakerFX through volunteering or a cash donation, please contact us at to discuss.

For information on sponsoring Maker Faire Orlando, please visit our sponsor information page.

Maker Faire Orlando  is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.