Wanted: Your Big Ideas!

June 9, 2017


​​​​​​​The new Minnesota State Mankato Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is looking for your ideas to
Dream, Learn and Go Big!

You are invited to participate in a community planning process on June 28 to help define and develop a shared vision for the future of innovation and entrepreneurship across our region.


Up to $20,000 in grants will be awarded toward the ongoing efforts of chosen projects. 


All are welcome to join us as we 

cultivate innovation and accelerate entrepreneurship!


  • What does our regional area already have that supports new ideas and new businesses?

  • What do we need to enrich our entrepreneurial ecosystem?

  • What projects can you suggest that are needed in our area?


Who should come: 

Business leaders, community members, educators, students and general public
When: Wednesday, June 28 at 5:00 p.m.
Where: Centennial Student Union Ballroom, Minnesota State University

Dinner and beverages will be served.

Free parking offered in the visitor pay lot across from the Centennial Student Union. 


​​​​​​​Join members of the Minnesota Makers & Artists Guild at this community event.

We've got all sorts of ideas!!! 

We are planning our Fall Series of Maker Meetups.

Watch your inbox for news!


Donate to our Tool & Equipment Drive:

Do you have "useable, yet unused" tools, equipment or supplies laying around? Donate them to us! We'll be happy to take them off of your hands!

Contact us today!

(donation receipts available. If estimated value is $5,000+ an appraisal is necessary for tax purposes.  We currently operate with Region 9 as our fiscal sponsor for cash donations.)


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Julie, Rick, Kendrick, Joe, Deb, Cindy, Kim & Don


website: mankatomakerspace.org  email: mnmakersandartists@gmail.com  phone: 507-514-2921


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