Membership

Becoming a member

So, you want to be a FamiLAB Member? Awesome! We love adding new people to our community. We have a membership process that allows you to get to know us, and us to get to know you before you start paying membership dues.

To become a member, essentially each applicant has to go through a very easy screening process, in which we invite you to come out to the space, come to classes, events, etc, and get to know people. During this time, you can “officially” announce your intentions to become a member by turning in your membership packet at a monthly meeting (3rd Tuesday of every month) and introducing yourself to the members present. You’ll still be allowed and encouraged to be at the space –  and then at the next monthly meeting, we’ll take an official vote, at which point you can become a full member with keycard access and all the other benefits that come with it.

Below is everything you need to get this process rolling!

FamiLAB Membership Packet Please fill out the form linked from: https://familab.org/membership-packet/

Join the forumshttp://forums.familab.org And tell us a little about yourself in the new members section!

Chat with us on Slack – Our official daily communication platform. Invite yourself by using the link here! Slack

 

If you wish, you can read the official, long-form membership process here.

 

Membership levels and dues

 Please do not start paying dues until you have been confirmed at a monthly meeting.

Maker” Membership: Dues are $50/month. Membership support of FamiLAB includes voting rights, and 24×7 access to the lab.
Booster” Membership: Dues are $100/month. All “Maker” Level benefits + Recognition on FamiLAB.org as a Booster + ability to sponsor another individual at the “Maker” level.

 

All membership levels  include benefits from our sponsors, and other organizations that provide Hackerspace discounts such as Adafruit Industries and Instructables.

Membership rights extend to immediate family members.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for students and those in need.  Contact us for more information.

Donate

Just want to support our cause? Feel free to donate any amount you like using the button below. We are a state recognized 501c3; your donations may be tax deductible. :)

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE 
OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 
(1-800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR BY THEIR WEBSITE 
www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, 
APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

Our registration number is CH50453, We are Orlando Hackerspaces, Inc, Longwood, FL. Contributions of tools and materials will be used to fulfill the organization’s mission, to ‘share skills and tools to improve ourselves and enrich the world around us.’ They’ll be used to teach classes, as well as conduct informal instruction and self teaching/learning. Members may also use tools and some materials for personal projects. Monetary contributions will be used similarly, to fund lab-provided materials and/or contribute to group purchases of tools, equipment, or materials.

For more info see https://familab.org/wiki/Solicitation



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