Mini Maker Faire Outreach by brent Brent Richardson


Mini Maker Faire organizers are not as aware of, able to connect with, or effective at attracting makers to exhibit when the faire is located outside the maker’s local community.


Tags: maker-faire, community-outreach

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Diagnostic Statement

Problem Statement
succinct, one-sentence description
Mini Maker Faire organizers are not as aware of, able to connect with, or effective at attracting makers to exhibit when the faire is located outside the maker’s local community.
Category
broad category of impact
maker-faire, community-outreach
Impacted Groups or Individuals
list of those impacted by problem (organize with largest impact top)
  • Group object (22)
  • Group object (23)
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Benefit of Solving the Problem
description of positive potential
  • The work being done in small communities benefit from the same type of community support as larger cities.
  • The excitement of large scale projects can be shared with smaller communities Maker Faires don’t reach.
Known Barriers
those things which would prevent success of a future solution
  • Cost and time of exhibiting
  • Traveling to exhibit at a Mini Maker Faire does not have the same incentives as larger Maker Faires.
Potential Collaborators
list of those interested in helping to solve this problem
Statement POC
name and contact info
Brent Richardson
Comments
Feb. 12, 2017, 11:19 a.m. - andrejkale

Hi

Feb. 13, 2017, 10:27 a.m. - andrejkale

Enter

  Name Solicitation # Amount Max Deadline Score
Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) 15-592 $5,000,000 Dec. 5, 2016, 7:43 p.m. 78
EHR Core Research (ECR) 15-509 $500,000 Sept. 14, 2017, noon 75
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) 15-599 $1,200,000 Aug. 9, 2017, 8:17 p.m. 75
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) 15-585 $300,000 Jan. 17, 2017, 8:01 p.m. 74
Economic Development Assistance Programs ­ Application submission and program requirements for EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs. EDAP2016 $3,000,000 March 2, 2027, 8:50 p.m. 73
NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM) 16-540 $95,000,000 April 20, 2017, 8:14 p.m. 72
STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) 16-527 $47,000,000 March 14, 2017, 8:11 p.m. 70
EDA Planning Program and Local Technical Assistance Program EDA-HDQ-TA-HDQ-2016-2004759 $300,000 Nov. 2, 2039, 8:54 p.m. 70
Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) PD 15-1340 $150,000 Jan. 25, 2017, 7:33 p.m. 59
Dear Colleague Letter: Enabling the Future of Making to Catalyze New Approaches in STEM Learning and Innovation 15-086 $300,000 Dec. 15, 2016, noon 53
Science of Learning (SL) PD 16-004Y $300,000 Jan. 18, 2017, 8:23 p.m. 36
Broadening Participation in Engineering (BPE) PD 16-7680 $300,000 Feb. 6, 2017, 8:09 p.m. 35

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