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FTC Team Duct Tape, an FCDI sponsored FIRST Tech Challenge team with their mentor.
FCDI is a member of the ARM Institute

The  Foundation for Community Driven Innovation (FCDI) is a 501c3 not for profit organization dedicated to supporting academic achievement, economic development and the spirit of innovation through inspiring programs, active learning and exciting, innovative projects.

We do this by facilitating fiscal sponsorship for to help build the capacity of project based, competitive STEAM education teams that don’t have their own nonprofit organization or school support and by supporting  exciting hands on learning and living events like Gulf Coast Make & ComicCon, Tampa Bay’s annual maker festival, and ROBOTICON Tampa Bay, an annual youth STEM Showcase event.

FCDI is the founder of the Tampa Bay Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center.