TROY, N.Y. — The Tech Valley Center of Gravity is launching a new Maker-in-Residence program with the goal of finding and supporting a gifted maker in Troy who might not be able to afford to use the space otherwise.
“We are reducing the barriers to making,” Dan Falkenstrom, facilities and incubator director at Tech Valley Center of Gravity (TVCOG) said.
“Compared to other makerspaces our memberships are often less expensive, but $100 per month is still expensive for a lot of people,” Falkenstrom noted.
The first residency is offered to Troy residents only, age 18 or older, whose taxable income in the last year was $39,526 or less.
The program will give a Troy-based maker the chance to pursue a project of their choice at TVCOG with dedicated space and resources, including a complimentary “Super Maker Membership,” a storage space, free access to…