About the Program

Kramden Institute offers the following services for eligible applicants:

  • Low-cost refurbished computers: $30 desktops and $70 laptops
  • 90-day warranty with all computers
  • All computers come with Windows 10 installed
  • Computers must be picked up at Kramden Institute in Durham. Shipping is not available at this time.

How to Apply for a Computer

There are two ways to receive a computer:

  1. Individuals can apply themselves. Proof of eligibility and a photo ID are required.
    • Must be a low-income adult, below 200% of the poverty level
      – OR –
    • Must be an adult enrolled in an income-based government assistance program (i.e. SNAP, Medicaid, Disability)
  2. Individuals can be nominated by a partner agency
    • See the list of partner agencies here
    • If your agency is not a partner, email cdelmariani@kramden.org to discuss becoming one

Application Forms & FAQ

  1. Before applying, please make sure to read this FAQ
  2. Download, fill out and return this WORD or PDF form to us (instructions on the sheets)
  3. Or apply ONLINE here (preferred method)