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=== What is Freeside? ===
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Freeside Atlanta is the largest makerspace in the Southeast, [[our_space| located]] the West End in Atlanta, Georgia.  We are a community of makers, tinkerers, engineers, programmers, artists, teachers, and lunatics.  We are making the future.
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== What is Freeside? ==
  
Our members are engaged in amazing [[projects]] and love to [[classes| share knowledge]]. We [http://http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta| meet] regularly to host events, like workshops and talks, or to just work together.
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Freeside Atlanta (est. 2009) is a makerspace [[Our Space|located]] in the Metropolitan Warehouses in Atlanta, Georgia. We are a community of makers, tinkerers, engineers, programmers, artists, teachers, and lunatics. We are making the future. Our members are engaged in amazing [[Projects]] and love to [[Classes|share knowledge]]. We [http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta meet] regularly to host events, like workshops and talks, or just to work together. We also develop and work with open source and free technology wherever possible, and try to release our creations under variants of the [https://creativecommons.org/licenses Creative Commons license].
  
 
Browse this website or see our [[FAQ]] for more details.
 
Browse this website or see our [[FAQ]] for more details.
  
Freeside Technology Spaces is a Georgia non-profit member LLC. We are actively in pursuit of our own 501c3 status exempt for education purposes. In the meantime, we have partnered with an umbrella organization to accept [[donations]].
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Freeside Technology Spaces is a Georgia non-profit member LLC. We have submitted an application for 501(c)3 status exempt for education and scientific research purposes. In the meantime, we have fiscal sponsorship to accept tax-deductible [[Donations|donations]].
  
=== Freeside by the Numbers ===
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== Our Mission ==
  
* 33 [[members]] and [[joining| growing]]!
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Freeside Technology Spaces, a non-profit organization, strives to provide a space that inspires collaboration, creativity, teaching, and open projects for the Atlanta community.
* 7,000 square feet
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* 22 distinct [[our_space| zones]]
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* 1 cat puzzle
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=== Upcoming Meetup Events ===
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== Freeside by the Numbers ==
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=== Our Mission ===
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* 40 [[Members|members]] and [[Joining|growing]]!
Freeside Technology Spaces, Inc., a non-profit organization, strives to provide a space that inspires collaboration, creativity, teaching, and open projects for the Atlanta community.
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* 1,200+ makers served in 2012
 
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* 6,000 square feet
=== The Space ===
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* 22 [[Our_Space|zones]] of awesomeness
 
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* 1 cat puzzle
We have 5,500 square feet of versatile space in the Metropolitan Warehouses.
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=== Get in contact ===
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* Come to our weekly public meeting, Tuesdays at 7:30pm
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* Come to a meeting! Calendar is to the right ->
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* Check out our blog.
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* Join our mailing list.
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* Chat in IRC: #freesideatl on Freenode. ( Click here to chat from your browser! )
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* Follow our Twitter account.
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* Join our Facebook group.
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* Come to one of our Meetups.
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=== How to join ===
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== Location ==
  
* We give our members 24/7 access and lots of privileges, so we're a bit picky.
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* ...but we're friendly and open to having new people join. Read about the joining process.
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675 Metropolitan Parkway<br>
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Suite 6066<br>
=== How we're funded  ===
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Atlanta, GA 30310
  
* Basic expenses are covered by member dues.
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We also have [[Detailed Directions|detailed directions]] to our space to help you find the place.
* 10% of our membership is reserved for "starving hackers": full time students or recently laid off people.
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* We seek grants, teach seminars, and hold fund-raisers to offset monthly costs and equipment purchases.
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* We also accept donations!
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Revision as of 18:31, 8 May 2013


What is Freeside?

Justin Leggett poster.jpg

Freeside Atlanta (est. 2009) is a makerspace located in the Metropolitan Warehouses in Atlanta, Georgia. We are a community of makers, tinkerers, engineers, programmers, artists, teachers, and lunatics. We are making the future. Our members are engaged in amazing Projects and love to share knowledge. We meet regularly to host events, like workshops and talks, or just to work together. We also develop and work with open source and free technology wherever possible, and try to release our creations under variants of the Creative Commons license.

Browse this website or see our FAQ for more details.

Freeside Technology Spaces is a Georgia non-profit member LLC. We have submitted an application for 501(c)3 status exempt for education and scientific research purposes. In the meantime, we have fiscal sponsorship to accept tax-deductible donations.

Our Mission

Freeside Technology Spaces, a non-profit organization, strives to provide a space that inspires collaboration, creativity, teaching, and open projects for the Atlanta community.

Freeside by the Numbers

  • 40 members and growing!
  • 1,200+ makers served in 2012
  • 6,000 square feet
  • 22 zones of awesomeness
  • 1 cat puzzle

Location

Upcoming Events

675 Metropolitan Parkway
Suite 6066
Atlanta, GA 30310

We also have detailed directions to our space to help you find the place.

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