Partners

Partnerships Build a Strong Community

The Tampa Bay Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics Center is honored to work with many  fine program partners.   If you would like to be an AMRoC partner, please email Terri@FFCDI.org 

SPONSORS, CONTRIBUTORS and DONORS

 AMRoC is a project of the Foundation for Community Driven Innovation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting academic achievement, economic development and the spirit of innovation through inspiring programs and active learning  projects.  

An Arogsy Foundation seed grant helped launch AMRoC. The mission of the Argosy Foundation is to support people and programs that make our society a better place to live. We seek to employ creative and entrepreneurial approaches that help people to help themselves, and become self-sustaining whenever possible.

The St. Petersburg College Foundation supports of the vision and mission of SPC. The Foundation promotes the practice of philanthropy through partnerships with the community and accepts and prudently manages all gifts including cash, securities, property, bequests and trusts.

SOFWERX was created under a Partnership Intermediary Agreement between Doolittle Institute and the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Located in Tampa, FL, SOFWERX has a very dynamic environment designed to create a high rate of return on collision for all participants. Through the use of our growing ecosystem, promotion of divergent thought, and neutral facilitation, our goal is to bring the right minds together to solve challenging problems.

The Lightning Foundation aims to lead by example and inspire others to give back to our wonderful community.  The Lightning Foundation is dedicated to investing its resources and leadership for the enrichment of the people of Tampa Bay, focusing on meeting basic human needs and enhancing lives.  A portion of AMRoC funding is the result of a Lightning Community Hero Award given to FCDI Executive Director Terri Willingham in 2017.

PROGRAM PARTNERS

Virtual STEM Library and other programming.

Our exclusive podcasting and live event coverage partner.

The volunteer civic tech affiliate of Code for America.

SolidProfessor provides online engineering courses for individuals, teams and schools, and is AMRoCs certification partner.

West Florida Robotics

Coordinating area FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Jr. programming.

GMA connects students with emerging technologies by developing and providing enrichment courses for schools, afterschool programs, camps, club and organizations nationwide.

Tampa Bay Robotics Foundation

TBRF is the organizer of the Robotics Organized Builders of Tampa (ROBOT) League and coordinates FIRST Tech Challenge programming for teams from public school, private school, and community based teams, across Hillsborough, Citrus, Pasco, Polk, and Sumter counties

IN-KIND SUPPORT

University Mall

University Mall supports AMRoC FabLab as part of their multi-story, urban neighborhood development showcasing life sciences and technology research institutes and complexes; retail, placemaking, and recreational opportunities and more.  

Bob’s Carpet and Flooring serves the commercial and residential flooring community of Tampa Bay and the surrounding areas of Florida

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AMRoC is a program of  the Foundation for Community Drive Innovation (FCDI), a registered 501(c)(3) organization.  All contributions to AMRoC & FCDI are tax deductible as permitted by law.

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