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Can you go a day without a computer?

How about a week?

A month?

A year?

Now imagine never having one at all.

KRAMDEN INSTITUTE:

Providing Technology Tools and Training

to Bridge the Digital Divide.

Nominate a Student

If you are a teacher or educator who knows a deserving student who needs a computer to bridge the digital divide, click here.

Donate a Computer

Make a tax-deductible computer equipment donation to Kramden. All computers are welcome, regardless of type, age or condition.

Volunteer

As a volunteer-driven non-profit, Kramden relies on volunteers like you to make it all happen. Come join us at one of our many events.

Take a Class

We offer a variety of digital literacy classes for everyone, from beginners to experts. Click here to register for a class today.

Our Mission: Providing Technology Tools and Training to Bridge the Digital Divide

Collect, refurbish and award computers to students and families without a computer in their home.

Inspire students to succeed by teaching them critical computer, software and Internet skills.

Recycle and reuse donated computers and parts; extending their lives and reducing e-waste.

24,176

Computers Awarded Since 2003

78

Counties Across NC Served

1,944

Volunteers Who Helped in 2015

190,224

Pounds of Recycled E-Waste in 2015

What’s Going On at Kramden

Honored to be selected by US 2020 RTP as Youth-Serving Organization of the Year! ... See MoreSee Less

The recipients of the Golden Gears! -Youth Serving Organization: Kramden Institute -Student of the Year K-8: Mansi Goyal, Hunter GT/AIG Basics Magnet Elementary, Grade 5 -Student of the Year 9-16: Joa...

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The recipients of the Golden Gears!
-Youth Serving Organization: Kramden Institute
-Student of the Year K-8: Mansi Goyal, Hunter GT/AIG Basics Magnet Elementary, Grade 5
-Student of the Year 9-16: Joanna McDonald, Green Hope High Schooll, Grade 11
-STEM School of the Year, Lowes Grove Middle School
-Mentor of the Year, Kenneth Lyle, Duke University
-Higher Ed Department of the Year, Kenan Fellows Program NC State University
-STEM Industry Partner of the Year, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency RTP
-RTPi3 Essay Contest Winner- Benjamin Warlick, Charles D. Owen High School, Buncombe Co
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Kramden traveled to Vance County last week to award 60 computers to students at Western Vance High School! ... See MoreSee Less

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