Innovation Alley

What is Innovation Alley?

Innovation Alley is a collaborative programming space in West Charlotte funded by Lowe's Foundation to serve three local nonprofits. The 3,000 square foot space features a workshop and maker space, 3D printing lab, classroom, shared storage space, active tool lab, and interior and exterior murals.

Innovation Alley is always humming with engaging and diverse programming from each partner organization as well as technology courses, trade apprenticeship courses, professional development, and activations.

Nonprofit Organizations

Digi-Bridge aims to equip shareholders with the means to foster optimal use of technology in the learning environment, ensuring that all 21st century learners have opportunities to succeed in the digital age.

Rebuilding Together of Greater Charlotte's mission is repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives. We mobilize community volunteers and contractors to provide repairs that make homes safer and healthier for our neighbors in need. Learn more here.

SBTC aims to empower girls 9-17 & women choosing to enter the workforce with construction trade skills & fearless maker spaces. Learn more here.

Community partners

Lowe's Foundation

Innovation Alley is made possible through the generosity of Lowe's Foundation. Learn more about Lowe's community engagement here.

Thanks to Brand the Moth and artist Elizabeth Palmisano for selecting Innovation Alley for a 2020 META Mural Residency Project. Learn more here.

Thank you to Rosendin Electric for installing upgraded electrical circuits and reels. Learn more about their community impact here.

Thank you to Warco Construction for donating a large interior window. Learn more about Warco here.

Thank you to Swinerton for building a ramp for greater accessibility. Learn more about their community impact here.