CTE Makeover Bootcamp

Lesson 5: Budgeting and Resources


Make your plans a reality by drafting a budget and coming up with ways to gather the resources you will need to build a sustainable makerspace. Think about innovative ways you can use existing and low-cost resources to execute your vision.




For Students & Educators

For Educators


  • Budget: Draft a budget for your makerspace. Where will you source your equipment and materials? What are your “must have” items and your “nice to haves”? Consider both one-time and recurring expenses.
  • Funding: How do you plan to fund the space? Consider the funding sources described in this lesson.

Office Hours

  • Creating a Budget
    Host: Maker Ed



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