MakeIt Labs has an exciting opportunity, but we need your help!
We've worked out an agreement with the city of Nashua (pending Aldermen approval) to lease the property at 25 Crown St., formerly the home of Armstrong Cabinets. Moving to this facility would more than triple our size and give us much needed separation of spaces. We'd also very much like to establish a technology based co-working space or incubator in a portion of the building. This is a great opportunity, not just for MakeIt, but also for the community as a whole. We'd be able to have dedicated class and conference rooms, better work-spaces, and a host of other amenities that would allow us to expand our community outreach efforts, particularly in STEM/STEAM related education.
There's just one problem: In the short time that the building has been unoccupied, it has fallen victim to multiple break-ins resulting in theft and vandalism. Nearly all of the copper plumbing has been stolen along with long runs of electrical supply lines, and significant damage has been done to the HVAC systems and building interior. We need to restore/replace these vital systems before we can even think about getting an occupancy permit.
We know we can fix it, we know we can improve it, we know we can make it something great, but we also know we need a little help.
- We have started an IndieGoGo fundraising campaign to crowd source funds for making the repairs needed for us to take advantage of this great opportunity. You can click on the Contribute Now button below to jump in and help right now.
- In addition we are offering a very limited number of lifetime pro-level memberships to our organization for $5000 each. This is equivalent to paying monthly for the duration of the proposed lease, but is good for the entire lifetime of the member. We know we're worth it, and hope you think so too.
- If you would like details on corporate sponsorship, or to directly donate time, materials, or funding to this worthy project, please contact us.
No matter how you decide to help out we hope you'll join us in this awesome new chapter of MakeIt Labs and the future of Nashua's tech community.
Thank you for your support.
Please click to visit our IndieGoGo crowd sourced funding campaign.
MakeIt Labs is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, IRS #45-2258590.
Please consult with your tax expert to determine deduction eligibility.