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The Maker Effect Foundation

The Maker Effect is the result of makers learning, educating, sharing and creating together. Contact Us

Our mission is to activate and amplify the efforts of makers as they learn, build and work together in their communities. We are a 501(c)(3) public charity located in Orlando, FL. Our programs include MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, Robot Ruckus, BrightBikes, fiscal sponsorship of FIRST Robotics teams, partnership programs with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida and more!
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Learn, Make, & Help Others!

We welcome makers of all types, from crafters to artists to robotics builders. Whatever you like to make, you'll find a welcoming community that can help you learn, and wants to learn from you. You can find us on YouTube or at MakerFX Makerspace in Orlando. Learn more at

Maker Faire Orlando

The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth!

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects. Learn more at

Robot Ruckus

It's Robot Fighting Time!

Robot Ruckus promotes STEM education through robotics classes & competitions culminating in the annual Robot Ruckus event at Maker Faire Orlando. This competition features over 100 robot competitors from 1 pound to the 250 pound robots you've seen on the BattleBots TV show on the Discovery Channel! Learn more at

Prusa Research as a sponsor at Maker Faire Orlando 2019

Our Sponsors Make It All Possible!

If your organization supports STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) education, community arts, or other community impact objectives, you can make a huge impact by sponsoring the programs of The Maker Effect Foundation. We work with our sponsors to match TMEF programs to your community objectives, and to create tailored activations that engage the local community with sponsor brands and products.

For more information on sponsoring TMEF programs, use the contact form below, or email us at

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