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Why You Belong At Ideaworks...

Whether you are a tinkerer, technologist, engineer, artist, hobbyist, craftsperson, educator, innovator, entrepreneur, curious mind, all of the above, or more, you have a place here with us at Ideaworks. When you join us your membership benefits include:

  • Use of the workshop areas and tools (after completion of safety classes)
  • Shop Access Card (assigned at your first Member Meeting)
  • Discounted Classes  
  • Voting Privileges
  • Invitations to Members-Only Events
  • Leadership Opportunities within the Organization
  • A Place in Our Community
  • Please read all of the fine print below!

Note that membership does NOT automatically grant access to tools and machines. Prospective members are encouraged to visit and meet with volunteers to determine whether or not it would be beneficial to take a class before buying a membership.

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Please note that membership subscriptions are RECURRING AUTOMATIC PAYMENTS. You will be charged monthly or annually for renewal.

To Cancel Your Membership, please send your cancellation request at least 3 business days before your renewal date to: so we can suspend renewal invoicing and email reminders. You must edit your membership profile by clicking the link above and selecting "Stop Recurring Payments". Please do not dispute the Paypal charge if you have not sent a timely cancellation request - this will tie up the payment in their system and make it more difficult to resolve. 

You may be eligible for discounted membership if you:

  • are a veteran, active, or reserve military
  • are a senior (age 60 and over)
  • are a full-time student (12 units or more)
  • are a second family member in one household
  • live outside of Fresno or Madera counties

Discounted memberships will apply after you attend your first member meeting and provide documentation of your eligibility. At that time you may also sign for you keycard. Discounts begin with the next monthly payment after approval and will not be prorated. If you are purchasing an annual membership, please send a message to, Subject: Membership, to make an appointment to arrange your discount.

Infectious viruses update: Masks are currently recommended but not required. Please comply with any other member's request to wear a mask, refrain from touching or close conversation. Please wash your hands well and frequently and help clean surfaces, tool handles, and machine controls.


Fresno Ideaworks

1730 H Street

Fresno, CA, 93721



Fresno Ideaworks is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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