The Foundry Consortium is comprised of partners that have been brought together by the Lemelson-MIT Program to respond to the request for proposals for an Operator for the Foundry. The Lemelson-MIT Program is serving as the staff and fiduciary lead for the consortium.

The mission of the Foundry Consortium is to manage the Foundry as a self-sustaining and thriving center that offers a collaborative environment and an array of program offerings in the visual and performing arts, entrepreneurship, technology, and workforce education that meet Cambridge residents’ diverse needs.