What is the Franklin Center for Innovation?
The Franklin Center for Innovation (FCFI) is an organization created to foster education, innovation, and collaboration in the realm of technology. With its mission to 'empower individuals through technological advancement,' they are working to create a future where people have access to the educational tools required for success in this new environment of technology. 
What is the mission of the Franklin Center for Innovation?
OUR mission is to encourage people to make. We strive to see people discuss and build their dreams. Our goal is to promote STEAM education, open source values, and skill sharing among our members, industry, and the community. 
What are the guiding principles of the Franklin Center for Innovation?
  • Making is a fundamental part of the human experience, and it helps to create a sense of wholeness.
  • Sharing what is made with others contributes to this feeling of wholeness.
  • Giving away something handmade is a selfless act and can provide a great reward. 
  • Learning new techniques and tools for making helps one become a journeyman or master craftsman. 
  • Accessing the right tools is essential for successful making. 
  • Being playful while making leads to unexpected discoveries and successes. 
  • Participating in the Maker Movement provides an opportunity to reach out and learn from other makers in the community. 
  • Support of various types should be given to see this movement succeed. 
  • Change will inevitably arise through the process of making, allowing for personal growth and development.

What is the price of membership?
Sign up now for $35 for individuals or $55 for a family of 4 per month! 
What are the operating hours?
Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 10am-8pm, Saturday from 10am-6pm, closed Sunday. Members will receive a key fob and have 24/7 access.
How do I sign up?
Visit the Center during office hours or click here!
Do I need to bring my own materials?
Yes, all consumable items will be provided by the member.
How can I get involved with the Franklin Center for Innovation?
Call 502-383-0367 or take our Interest Survey.