Member Application Form

    Eligibility for Membership
    * Members must be 18 or over.
    * Pay Membership Fees.
    * Complete Membership Forms.
        - Dues & Responsibilities, Member Release Form, General Use and Safety Policy Form
    * Complete Basic Training.

    Member Privileges
    * Access to the physical workspace and equipment (Staff will set hours and coordinate access to equipment).
    * Key card to the physical workspace. Membership begins on day key card is provided.
    * Free safety training and equipment use training of power tools and equipment prior to use.
    * Free or discounted entry to workshops, classes, or MAKERSPACE activities.

    Member Responsibilities
    * Members must follow all general use and safety policies of the Brookings Area MAKERSPACE.
    * Members must pay the membership fee.
    * At the time a member's eligibility expires, the member must return his or her key. There will be a $45 fee assessed for anyone who does not return their key.

    Resignation and Termination
    Any member may resign their membership by submitting a written resignation with Brookings Economic Development Corporation and returning their assigned key card. Resignation shall not relieve a member of unpaid dues, or other charges previously accrued. A member can have their membership terminated if they do not abide by the rules.

    Tools and Equipment
    Safety and equipment training is required for membership. As a member, I understand that if I operate any tool in an unsafe manner or if any of my actions jeopardizes my safety or safety of others, my membership in the Brookings Area MAKERSPACE may be revoked.

    Members are also required to read the GENERAL USE AND SAFETY POLICY and sign the Member Release Form, which will be provided when you receive your key card.

    By checking this box, I indicate that I have read and understand this agreement as well as the general use and safety policy and I agree to the terms and policies of this agreement and the policy, and understand that I am personally responsible for my safety and actions.

    I agree

    Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires “Race and Ethnic” data collection from beneficiaries of federally assisted programs. Please note “Disclosure Clause” below:

    “The following information is requested by the federal government for certain types of loans and grants in order to monitor compliance with Federal Civil Rights laws prohibiting discrimination against applicants seeking to participate in the program. You are not required to furnish this information, but are encouraged to do so. This information will not be used in the evaluation of your application and the law requires that a program recipient may neither discriminate on the basis of this information nor on whether you choose to furnish it. However, if you choose not to furnish it, under federal regulations, this program representative is required to note race/ethnicity on the basis of visual observation or surname”.

    If you do not wish to provide the information, please check the box below:
    I do not wish to furnish this information.

    Ethnicity (Mark only one)
    Hispanic or Latino
    Not Hispanic or Latino

    Race (Mark one or more)
    American Indian/Alaskan NativeAsianBlack or African AmericanNative Hawaiian or Other Pacific IslanderWhite


    Brookings Economic Development Corporation is an equal opportunity provider. Call (605) 697-8103 for more information.

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    Brookings Economic Development Corporation
    2301 Research Park Way, Suite 113
    Brookings, SD 57006
    (605) 697-8103  |