Funding Options

Have a limited budget?  Here are some resources that can help you raise the funds for adding  HyperDuinos to your makerspace, and bringing interactive maker projects to your school.


On average, teachers spend up to $500 of their own money each year on supplies for their classrooms.

With your help, we can make sure students have what they need to succeed. makes it easy to help classrooms in need. Public school teachers post classroom project requests which range from pencils for poetry to microscopes for mitochondria.

The AFCEA Educational Foundation provides educational incentives, opportunities and assistance to people engaged in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

Its programs focus on information technology, cybersecurity, telecommunications and electronics that support the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities.

The Foundation, in conjunction with more than 130 AFCEA chapters worldwide, provides more than $2 million in scholarships a year. Your generous donations make these scholarships possible.

There is only one goal for PledgeCents: to provide better education for children all over the world. Specifically, PledgeCents is focused on providing an alternative means of school fundraising that goes beyond the limitations of conventional fundraising methods.

PledgeCents is about investing in teachers and schools all over, the way that teachers and schools invest in developing the youth of tomorrow. We offer an easy, efficient, and secure new service that will maximize fundraising capabilities so schools can offer better education to tomorrow's youth.

Booster is the only social fundraising platform where you can create or support a campaign for whatever cause you care about most by selling custom apparel that you design in our easy-to-use online design lab. To learn more visit our How It Works page.

Government Capital provides finance options for Districts looking to purchase hardware, software, maintenance plans, and installations for makerspaces.

For personal assistance, you can contact:

Government Capital
Nick Burkett
Phone: (817)421-5400

KickStarter offers another way for schools to raise money for maker spaces!  Click on the Kickstarter logo above to see the Kickstarting Making in Schools program.