Makerspace Urbana, a project of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, is dedicated to enabling the blend of arts, humanities, science and technology. Our mission is to provide an open community lab where people of diverse backgrounds can learn, teach, tinker, collaborate, share, innovate, socialize, and create.

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit charity, and we rely on generous donations from members, visitors, and supporters to keep our space and resources open and free for public use. Your tax-deductible donations also make our many public workshops and events possible.

Your tax exempt one time donation or monthly sustainer subscription helps to ensure the future of Makerspace Urbana as a non profit public resource! Please click on one of the donate buttons below to support us today.

You can update your credit card or cancel your subscription anytime from our Manage Donations Page . And see our list of amazing supporters where your name will be added if you wish. If you signed up before Feb 2020, please email to cancel a subscription.

Become a Monthly Sustainer

Help sustain Makerspace Urbana by donating a set amount each month. This option that really helps us plan the growth of the Makerspace. Your contribution will be automatically deducted every month. Just choose which ever level fits you best!

Payment details


One Time Donation

If you have a major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) donating is easy. Click this button to get started.

Payment details


Payment FAQ

  • I donated 100 dollars but it was a typo and I meant to donate 1 Million Dollars! What can I do?”
    • No worries, just email and ask for your last transaction to be refunded. Now you’re ready to donate that 1 Million Dollars!!
  • How can I cancel my sustaining subscription?
  • How can I update my credit card information?