Department of Making + Doing awarded $110k Barra Foundation grant - Technical.ly Philly

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Jul. 26, 2013 8:30 am

Department of Making + Doing awarded $110k Barra Foundation grant

Including this latest round of funding, the center, a joint initiative between Breadboard, NextFab Studio, Public Workshop and the Hacktory, has received more than $360,000 in grants from organizations like Knight Foundation, Cognizant and Art Place America.
Photo from the Dept. of Making + Doing’s Facebook.

Photo from the Dept. of Making + Doing's Facebook.

Score one more for University City’s new youth-focused makerspace, the Department of Making + Doing.

It was awarded a $110,000 grant from the Wayne-based Barra Foundation, the University City Science Center announced in a recent press release. Including this latest round of funding, the center, a joint initiative between Breadboard, NextFab Studio, Public Workshop and the Hacktory, has received more than $360,000 in grants from organizations like Knight Foundation, Cognizant and Art Place America.

The grant will be used to “develop and deliver programming,” according to the release.

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