Counterpoint Hackerspace

$20,000 goal

Campaign created 11 months ago
Counterpoint  is a hackerspace for technical-creative projects, doocratically run by everyone. We are a non-profit educational institution intended for public benefit. Everyone is welcome to use our resources. Find others to create with, help with your projects & help others with their projects.

Counterpoint is a space for sharing, creation, collaboration, research, development, mentoring, and of course, learning. Counterpoint is also more than a physical space; it's a community with roots extending around the world. We provide infrastructure and collaboration opportunities for people interested in programming, hardware hacking, physics, chemistry, mathematics, security, robotics, all kinds of art, and, of course, technology. Through talks, workshops, and projects we encourage knowledge exchange, learning, and mentoring.

As a space for artistic collaboration and experimentation, we are open to most types of art - with a special emphasis on the crossover of art and technology. From hardware labs to electronics and sound labs, most things that are creative are most definitely welcome.

Many interesting things happen in the space. We've found that sharing is essential to making this work. We strive to begin from a point of respect and trust. We believe it builds a safe community and that this best fosters innovation and creation. Our motto is "Be excellent to each other."

Through talks, classes, workshops, collaborative projects, and other activities, we want to encourage research, knowledge exchange, learning, and mentoring in a safe, clean space. We provide educational spaces for teaching practical skills and theory of technology, science, and art. We provide work space, storage, and other resources for projects related to art, science, and technology that will benefit the individual members' personal growth in their fields of interest, encouraging the individual members to share their projects and knowledge for the betterment of society through art, science and technology.

We create, learn, and teach, individually and as a group, inviting members of the community in the Atlanta area and the world. We develop, support the development of, and provide resources for the development of free and open source software and hardware for the benefit of society. We promote collaboration across disciplines for the benefit of cultural, charitable, and scientific causes.

We are raising money to support our recent growth and cover the costs of rent and utilities for 2019. Please consider making a charitable donation and help us continue to foster a community based on mutual aid and sharing.
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$20,000 goal

Campaign created 11 months ago
Funds raised will benefit:
Counterpoint Hackerspace Ltd
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Roswell, GA
EIN: 475628465
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